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    • MARCH 9, 2020
    PMC First Hospital in Eastern Kentucky With New Biopsy Technology

    PMC First Hospital in Eastern Kentucky With New Biopsy Technology

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is the first hospital in Eastern Kentucky to acquire the latest system available in stereotactic surgical techniques. The ATEC Stereotactic Biopsy from Hologic incorporates imaging, local anesthesia, and tissue extraction, all in one system. This technology assists surgeons in providing specialized care for early detection of breast cancer. Stereotactic breast biopsy

    • DECEMBER 24, 2019
    3D Robotic System Now Reducing Recovery Time for Many PMC Patients

    3D Robotic System Now Reducing Recovery Time for Many PMC Patients

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) takes pride in providing world-class quality healthcare to our patients. One example of advance care available at PMC is minimally invasive surgery for qualifying procedures performed by using the da Vinci XI Surgical System. This 3D system provides intelligent technology using a minimally invasive approach that could improve outcomes. PMC surgeons

    • MARCH 18, 2019
    Early Detection Saved Me from Colon Cancer

    Early Detection Saved Me from Colon Cancer

    In recent months, the American Cancer Society (ACS) unveiled new guidelines recommending doctors to begin screening for colorectal cancer starting at age 45. Colorectal cancer includes all cancers of the colon and rectum. Prior to this updated recommendation, physicians were advised to begin screening patients at age 50. Recent research has shown alarming trends in

    • MARCH 13, 2019
    PMC Brings the First and Only 4k Ultra High Definition 4k Imaging System to the Region

    PMC Brings the First and Only 4k Ultra High Definition 4k Imaging System to the Region

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is the only hospital in the region to offer patients the Visera 4K Ultra High-Definition System. PMC added this state-of-the-art technology to address unmet needs in medical imaging. The Visera 4K is recognized for improving visual elements such as resolution, light and color for laparoscopic and arthroscopic surgery. The new surgery