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Elastography Helps Doctors Detect Breast Cancer

Elastography is a new way doctors at Lexington Medical Center are working to figure out if a suspicious mass in a woman’s breast is cancer. Creating colorful images that look like doppler weather radar, the technology is an extra tool in the toolbox of cancer detection. Learn about it from Dr. Beth Siroty-Smith of Lexington Radiology Associates in this story from WIS-TV.


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Sweet Dreams of Better Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep affects everything from your daytime energy to heart health. If you’re having trouble catching ZZZs, the sleep lab at Lexington Sleep Solutions can help. Check out how in this news story from WIS-TV.

 

Orbera Helps Columbia Woman Lose 50 Pounds

Orbera is a balloon that doctors at the South Carolina Obesity Surgery Center, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice, insert in the stomach to help curb appetite and promote weight loss. They began using the procedure in January of this year. One of their first patients was Chenise Nu. And wait until you see her success story in the below news interview from WIS-TV! Chenise lost 50 pounds and is feeling great. Watch below.

 

For more information about Orbera, visit SCObesity.com