Dr. W Stanley Arnold, MD

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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Activity

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

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Organ transplants have saved more than 2 million years of life in the United States over 25 years, new research shows.

    But less than half of the people who needed a transplant in that time period got one, according to a report published in the...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Jan. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For many rectal cancer patients, the prospect of surgery is a worrisome reality, given that the operation can significantly impair both bowel and sexual function.

    However, a new study reveals that some cancer patients may fare just as well by forg...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Physical Medicine/rehabilitation:

    TUESDAY, Dec. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Postoperative pain is always a concern after knee replacement surgery, but a new study suggests a strategy that might give patients another way to ease discomfort.

    Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit note that the painful recovery proce...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    MONDAY, Dec. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Strategies to reduce the number of emergency surgeries in the United States could save up to $1 billion in health care costs over a decade, new research suggests.

    The study also found that surgeries planned ahead of time...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Lynparza (olaparib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat advanced ovarian cancer associated with defective BRCA genes, the agency said Friday in a news release.

    Nearly 22,000 women in the United States are projected ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    TUESDAY, Nov. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pain and depression before an operation may increase seniors' risk for delirium after surgery, a new study suggests.

    Rates of delirium after surgery are highest among older patients, occurring in up to 51 percent of tho...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, Oct. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children and teens with poor access to general surgeons are at increased risk of suffering a ruptured appendix, and the risk is particularly high among young children, a new study finds.

    If an infected appendix isn't removed quickly enough, it ca...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Unused medical supplies from American hospitals could improve the safety of surgeries around the world, a new report says.

    Certain large academic U.S. medical centers alone produce about 2 million pounds of surplus medical supplies each year, th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Otolaryngology:

    FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Black and Hispanic children, and those from poor families, are at increased risk for complications after tonsil removal surgery, a new study finds.

    Researchers analyzed data from nearly 80,000 children who underwent tons...Full Article

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

    SUNDAY, Oct. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's safe to chew gum while fasting before surgery, researchers report.

    Patients are usually told not to eat or drink before surgery to prevent complications while they're under anesthesia, but it wasn't clear if the sam...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    FRIDAY, Oct. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While most severely obese people get a mood boost after weight-loss surgery, some may have a recurrence of depression symptoms months after they have the procedure, a new study finds.

    The study included 94 women and 13 men who were asked about the...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Hematology:

    WEDNESDAY, Sept. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Measuring the activity of a type of white blood cell immediately after surgery might reveal which patients are likely to recover quickly and those who won't, a preliminary study suggests.

    The study found that a high level of activity in certa...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Keytruda (pembrolizumab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat advanced melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer.

    Melanoma, accounting for about 5 percent of new cancers in the United States, is expected to be diagnos...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Female animals or cells are rarely used in surgical research studies, even though sex differences can have a major impact on medical research, a new study finds.

    The finding has prompted the editors of five major surgical journals to require stu...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The speed at which cancer cells grow may help doctors diagnose and treat the most aggressive melanomas, researchers say.

    Using this measure, investigators have found that the deadliest skin cancers occur most often on the head and neck of olde...Full Article