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Heart & Vascular

Women and Stroke

May 1, 2024, 10:31 AM by Allison Sanford
In addition to general risk factors, such as family history, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, smoking, lack of exercise and being overweight, women are faced with additional hormone-related risk factors for stroke.

A Better Way to Treat Blood Clots

Feb 28, 2024, 4:42 PM by Allison Sanford
Watch the first episode of HealthCast, our new video series. This episode features the innovative technology Lexington Medical Center offers to treat blood clots that has better outcomes and a faster recovery time than blood thinners. ‚Äč

Limb Loss: A Major Risk of Diabetes

Jan 8, 2024, 1:24 PM by Allison Sanford
Diabetes is a significant cause of lower limb loss. Vascular surgeon Brett B. Fowler, MD, was interviewed by WIS TV about the causes and how those with diabetes can protect themselves.

In the Heart of Chapin

Aug 2, 2023, 9:09 AM by Allison Sanford
Peggy Lewis loves living along the shores of Lake Murray in Chapin. But after enjoying the banks of the lake, the 83-year-old began to notice she was having trouble walking back up the incline to the house.

Keeping the Beat

Jul 4, 2023, 10:24 AM by Allison Sanford
Michael Chisholm enjoys his job as a biomedical engineer at Lexington Medical Center where he services heart-lung machines. But he never imagined one of the machines he checks on would be used on him.

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Disclaimer: This blog is intended for general understanding and education about Lexington Medical Center. Nothing on the blog should be considered or used as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Blog visitors with personal health or medical questions should consult their health care provider.