Premier Surgery Packages

The physicians of Premier Surgical Associates in Knoxville have developed Premier Surgical Packages to offer patients excellent surgical gallbladder or hernia care, at one affordable, packaged cash price! If you’re facing a high insurance deductible or are familiar with the sticker shock that comes when receiving multiple bills after a procedure, you’re not alone. Patients […]

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Maintaining Your Vascular Access

Vascular access is an important passageway to the bloodstream created by a minor surgery to be used for dialysis treatment. High quality access will allow the full benefit of dialysis to help the patient feel as well as possible. After Vascular Access Surgery After vascular access surgery, ideally your access should heal, mature, and be […]

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Men Get Hemorrhoids Too

Hemorrhoids are common conditions that affect both men and women. Some studies have shown that men are slightly more prone to developing hemorrhoids – both internal and external. What causes hemorrhoids in men? Women commonly develop hemorrhoids during pregnancy as a result of hormonal changes and the pressure exerted by the growing uterus. For men, […]

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World Cancer Day

February 4th is recognized as World Cancer Day. Cancer is still one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Last year, it was estimated that there will be over 1 million new cases of cancer and over 600,000 deaths from it. What is cancer? Cancer is a name given to a collection of related diseases. […]

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Treating Chronic Kidney Disease with Dialysis

Chronic kidney disease is a condition where the kidney gradually loses functionality over time. Dialysis is a common treatment for kidney disease. Vascular access is an important passageway to the bloodstream created by a minor surgery to be used for dialysis treatment. High quality access will allow the full benefit of dialysis to help the […]

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Thyroid Awareness Month

The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped organ found at the base of the neck. This gland may be small, but it plays an important role in the body. It has a significant influence on the functioning of some of the body’s main organs such as the brain, heart, liver, and kidneys. Any problem in the […]

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Premier Surgical Patient Portal

As technology has advanced, so have our ways of doing things. There are several innovations in healthcare that results from the changes in technology. One of these innovations is the EHR, or the electronic health records. The use of electronically-stored health information has changed the way healthcare providers and patients exchange information and participate in […]

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Repaired and Restored

Parkwest Medical Center Health & Lifestyles There are plenty of ways to reduce the size of your belly. None of them were working for Gloria Stofflet of Crossville. With lots of exercise and trying her best to stick to a healthy diet, she wasn’t sure why her belly bulge wouldn’t budge. “I had this big […]

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Hemorrhoid Treatment Covered by Insurance

Hemorrhoids are common conditions of the anal or lower rectal area. They are swollen veins that affect many adults, especially those aged 45 to 75. While they rarely pose any harm to the patient, there are cases when they warrant medical attention. These include: Symptoms are not improving with conservative treatment Some hemorrhoids can be […]

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Healthy Habits Before Surgery

There are a lot of benefits from establishing healthy habits. One of these benefits is having fewer complications both during and after surgery. If you’re scheduled to undergo surgery in the upcoming months, you can lower your risk of problems by establishing these healthy habits now: Eat healthy A healthy diet before surgery is important. […]

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