W Stanley Arnold

Bio

Dr. Arnold is a general cardiologist in Georgia for the Piedmont Heart Institute. He is currently in practice with the Piedmont Heart Institute Physicians group at the Piedmont Hospital and Hammond Drive locations.

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  • Piedmont Heart Institute

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Colon / Rectal Surgery:

    THURSDAY, April 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients older than 65 are more likely to die and have more complications after colon cancer surgery than younger patients, a new study finds.

    Researchers led by Dr. Mehraneh Jafari of the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine ex...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Head And Neck Surgery:

    MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Twenty percent of adults who get their tonsils removed develop complications, a new study shows.

    The complication rates are much higher than those reported in previous research, according to the authors of the study in t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Your risk of developing colon cancer may depend partly on having a doctor who often spots precancerous growths during patients' colonoscopy screenings, a new study suggests.

    Colonoscopy is one of the ways doctors screen for colon cancer. It's e...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about General Surgery:

    TUESDAY, March 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. veterans who need a liver transplant are less likely to get a new organ -- and are more likely to die -- the farther they live from a VA liver transplant center, a new study shows.

    "Our study is the first to show that while the VA model of ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Interventional Radiology:

    TUESDAY, March 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Wearing special video glasses while undergoing certain types of outpatient procedures may help reduce patients' anxiety, a new study suggests.

    "Whether they were watching a children's movie or a nature show, patients wearing video glasses were s...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about General Surgery:

    FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Before agreeing to have surgery, ask questions about your condition and the treatment options, an expert says.

    You might want to bring family members or friends with you to ask questions of their own, especially if they'll be helping you recover,...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, March 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Surgical safety checklists have been hailed as powerful tools that help reduce deaths and complications, but these lists may not be all they're cracked up to be, Canadian researchers report.

    Despite earlier studies that showed a 50 percent red...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    WEDNESDAY, March 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery may trump a "watch-and-wait" approach when it comes to treating prostate cancer, especially in younger patients, according to a new study.

    Death and the spread of cancer were less likely for men who underwent a radical prostatectomy to...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nursing:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who've undergone common surgical procedures are more likely to die if they are being treated in hospitals where nurses have heavier workloads and fewer nurses hold a bachelor's degree, according to a new European study.

    The findings, pu...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Surgery:

    MONDAY, Feb. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of infections to the area of incision after outpatient surgery is low, a new study finds.

    Researchers analyzed data from nearly 300,000 patients in eight states who had low- to moderate-risk outpatient surgery in 2010. They looked at "sur...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Testing a key lymph node in patients with the most dangerous form of skin cancer is the best approach to determine if the cancer has spread, new late-stage clinical research indicates.

    The test could significantly improve survival among those w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Testing a key lymph node in patients with the most dangerous form of skin cancer is the best approach to determine if the cancer has spread, new late-stage clinical research indicates.

    The test could significantly improve survival among those w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women diagnosed with an inherited form of breast cancer might halve their risk of dying of the disease if they remove both breasts, a new study suggests.

    "I think we've shown pretty clearly that if you have breast cancer and the BRCA mutation, yo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women diagnosed with an inherited form of breast cancer might halve their risk of dying of the disease if they remove both breasts, a new study suggests.

    "I think we've shown pretty clearly that if you have breast cancer and the BRCA mutation, yo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. veterans of the Vietnam War who were exposed to the herbicide Agent Orange may be at increased risk for skin cancer, a new study warns.

    Agent Orange was a chemical spray that was widely used during the Vietnam War to...Full Article