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October 2012

Dr. Bonnie Litvack, Director, Women's Imaging Center, Northern Westchester Hospital

New York Women’s Health Doctor Offers 3 Things Women Need to Know About Breast Density

Posted on October 22nd, 2012 by

A Clear Picture: What women need to know about breast density by Dr. Bonnie Litvack Once a woman turns 40, the American Cancer Society and most recognized medical authorities recommend she start getting yearly mammograms. But mammograms aren’t uniformly sensitive in all women. Between 40 and 50 percent of women have dense breasts—fibrous tissue as […]

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Chief Nurse at Westchester Hospital Discusses the Power of Empowered Patients

Posted on October 8th, 2012 by

Empowered Patients and Staff = Positive Experiences by Lauraine Szekely, RN, SVP Patient Care & Chief Nursing Officer Wouldn’t it be nice to know that the hospital staff caring for you is among the best in the industry? You can find out: There are national organizations that recognize quality patient care and clinical expertise. One […]

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NY Robotic Surgeon Explains Minimally Invasive Surgery with the da Vinci® Robot

Posted on October 8th, 2012 by

Robot-assisted Surgery Got its Start on the Battlefield by Dr. Warren Bromberg The original destination for guided robotic surgery was the battlefield: The hope was that expert surgeons could operate on injured soldiers remotely. While these plans have yet to pan out, robotic technology has been adapted for civilian use. Northern Westchester Hospital now has […]

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