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First in North Carolina – WakeMed Heart & Vascular Physicians Perform Innovative Shockwave Therapy Treatment for Complex Coronary Artery Disease

Minimally-invasive IntraVascular Lithotripsy Procedure Breaks Up Calcium in Blocked Arteries for Stent Placement in High-Risk Patients   For high-risk patients with complex coronary artery disease, treatment options are often limited. That’s because undergoing surgery for many patients with a variety of health complications simply isn’t an option – the risk of complications is just too […]

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Why I Give: Jodi Stamey  

We caught up with Jodi Stamey, committee member of the WakeMed Foundation Helton Scholarship Endowment Fund and Vice President for Advancement at William Peace University, to talk about why serving WakeMed matters to her. Education matters to local leader Jodi Stamey. It’s why she spends her professional career in university advancement, cultivating community and alumni […]

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Emerging Hybrid PET/CT Scanning Targets Cancer

Cancer. It’s a diagnosis that sends shockwaves of fear. Long treatment protocols are coupled with harsh side effects and punctuated by possible terminal prognosis. Undoubtedly, cancer is one disease that, when caught early enough, can save a patient from grueling treatment regimens and even a death sentence. Positron Emission Tomography/Computerized Tomography (PET/CT) A critical weapon […]

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