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Theresa Romzek of Cookeville, who had her right knee replaced a year ago as an inpatient, was excited to be Cookeville Regional’s first patient to have same-day, outpatient total knee replacement surgery when it came time to replace her left knee Read the Full Story...
This Level of Cardiac Care Makes All the Difference for Patients Like Lem...
In January, the CRMC heart program reached the milestone of having performed its 100th transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure.   The TAVR procedure is a minimally invasive alternative to open-heart surgery for severe aortic stenosis Read the Full Story...
Dietitian on Hand to Help with the Many Issues That Can Arise During...
While cancer treatments can save lives, their side effects can sometimes make it difficult to get the proper nutrition for healing.   That’s why the CRMC Cancer Program has Jennifer Bertram, a full-time, registered dietitian specializing in oncology Read the Full Story...
Throat Cancer Patient Grateful for the Many Forms of Assistance He Received
From sharing a listening ear to assisting with needed resources, the social workers in the CRMC Cancer Center are on hand to help meet the needs of cancer patients.   “We interview the patient and try to do a psychosocial assessment to find out a Read the Full Story...
The pain in her stomach was what Renea Lancaster noticed first.   “Back at the first of the year, I had been increasing my exercise somewhat, and I developed some abdominal pain that I ignored, because whose belly doesn’t hurt?” said Lancaster.   Read the Full Story...
A Tennessee Tech engineering graduate from Smithville who has worked in the TVA nuclear power program for the past 38 years, Lafever learned in August 2018 that he had colon cancer.   “I had been feeling fatigued for quite some time, and one Sunday Read the Full Story...