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    • MARCH 10, 2020
    New Advanced Life Support Equipment at PMC

    New Advanced Life Support Equipment at PMC

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) continues to make advancements by providing the region with the nation’s most advanced equipment for patient care. PMC is one of the few hospitals in the state and the only one in the area to provide the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) life support machine. Patients who need ECMO have a severe,

    • MARCH 10, 2020
    ICU Upgraded for Advanced Patient Care

    ICU Upgraded for Advanced Patient Care

    Perhaps one of the areas of Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) that is most crucial to the overall health of the region is the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The expertly skilled physicians and dedicated staff of PMC’s ICU take pride in caring for the sickest of patients, utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge technology to get patients

    • MARCH 10, 2020
    New Technology Helps Patients With Kidney Failure

    New Technology Helps Patients With Kidney Failure

    Patients who are experiencing kidney failure are, many times, faced with the need to undergo dialysis treatments to rid their blood of toxins.  For the most critically ill patients, traditional dialysis treatments are not enough.  Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) recently added a new piece of equipment to offer continuous dialysis to patients in the critical

    • MARCH 9, 2020
    PMC Leads the Region in Breast Cancer Technology

    PMC Leads the Region in Breast Cancer Technology

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has invested in a new ultrasound technology designed specifically for screening dense breast tissue. The Invenia Automated Breast Ultrasound System (ABUS) 2.0, by GE, is the only FDA approved system of its kind. PMC is the only hospital in the area with this technology, and it adds another layer of breast