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Posts categorized as “Surgery”

Mystery Solved – and Resolved

Posted on February 7, 2020

Donna Blake suffered unexplained blood pressure spikes and rapid heartbeat often followed by a pounding pain in the back of her head for five years before coming to Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.


Nothing to Sneeze At

Posted on April 18, 2019

Allergies. Almost everyone has them. And almost everyone either tries to ignore them or manage them with over-the-counter drugs. But allergies aren’t just part of living in the Great Smoky Mountains. Those itchy, watery eyes and runny noses are telling us something about our health.


“Something’s wrong.”

Posted on November 14, 2018

Marilyn Roddy was experiencing symptoms of appendicitis, a condition in which the appendix becomes irritated and inflamed.


Recognizing a Hernia

Posted on April 20, 2018

It’s been said that “no surgery is minor surgery if it’s your surgery.” There is some truth to that, but when it comes to hernia repair, you can rest assured that the surgeons at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center know what they’re doing.


Relief, at Last

Posted on November 29, 2017

For Sally Andrew, celebrating 45 years of marriage to husband David turned out to be quite an adventure, thanks to spine surgery at Fort Sanders Regional.


The Right Choice

Posted on September 7, 2017

Mary Jeffers goes the distance for hernia repair