- Around Town
- Fall Guide 2014 - Fall Events
- Holiday Fun in the City: NYC & PHL
- Resources Real Estate announces their Award-winning Sales Agents
- Ask The Experts
- AskThe Expert - John Kling Custom Homes
- AskThe Expert - Frank LaRocca
- Ask The Experts: Tina and Gabriel Simon BallRoom etc. Dance Studio
- Bay Wellness
- Bay Wellness - Physician Focus: Steven R. Berkman
- Bay Wellness - How Can An Ultrasound Help?
- Bay Wellness - Making Weight Loss a Family Affair
- Best Bets
- Best Bet - Paint A Tee
- The Guide 2014 - Downtown Tile
- The Guide 2014 - Jersey Shore Premium Outlets
- Cover Story
- The Q Factor - Quincy Mumford
- Jersey Boy - Jim Florentine
- Carol Stillwell - Business Leader, Philanthropist, Equestrian
- Daytripper: Franklin Institute
- Day Tripper - Wild West City
- Day Tripper - South Street Seaport NYC
- Staten Island EatBeat - Maxs Es-Ca
- Monmouth EatBeat - B2 Bistro
- Our Pick - Sofra Turkish Cuisine
- Fall Guide
- Fall Guide 2014 - The Art of Wine
- Fall Guide - Performing Theatre
- National September 11 Memorial & Museum
- Featured Artist
- Featured Artist - Molly Gaston Johnson
- Featured Artist - Leah Passafiume
- Featured Artist - Sangita Phadke
- Gift Guide
- Gift Guide - Millenium Stone Works
- Gift Guide - Toetique Foot Spa
- The Guide 2015 - St. George Theatre
- Health Talk
- Health Talk - Ragui Sadek MD FACS
- Health Talk - Angelo Pollari KryoLife Staten Island
- Dr. Peggy Avagliano Honored
- Health, Wellness & Beauty
- Health - Fitness
- Health - db Orthopedic Physical Therapy, PC
- Health - Restorative Health Alliance
- Holiday Buzz 2015
- Eat Beat - Holiday Buzz: Dining Out for the Holidays
- Restaurant Guide - Osteria Cucina Rustica
- Streat Beat - Who Would You Invite To Dinner?
- Living in Colts Neck
- Impeccable Style
- Feels Like Home
- Writing a Legacy with Superintendent Dick Fitzpatrick
- Newsletter Articles
- The Home - Monmouth St Tile
- RUMC Receives AHA - AHS Gold Plus Achievement Award
- The Home Q&A - H2O Bath & Kitchen Elegance: Bathroom Renovation
- Our Picks
- Our Pick - The Lombardi Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Center
- The Home - ACD Custom Granite
- Our Pick - Grand Design Doors Inc.
- People On The Move
- People On The Move - Mitchell Remig
- People On The Move - Jeffrey Morgan
- People On The Move - SuzAnne and Gabor Barabas
- Summer Guide
- Summer Guide 2014 - Our Jersey Shore
- Weigh In - My Favorite Jersey Beach
- Summer Guide 2014 - Out & About
- The Bay
- The Bay - A Body In Motion
- The Bay - Could I Have Diabetes and Not Even Know it?
- The Bay - One Stop Womens Health
- The Guide
- 2016 Guide - Staten Island Furrier
- The Guide 2015 - Cabitron Kitchen and Bath
- Company Profile:Gerine A. Skamarak-EXIT Realty East Coast
- The Home Guide
- The Home Guide - Rodmans Building Inc.
- The Home Guide - AW Eurostile
- The Home Guide - Garage Floor Coatings of Greater NJ
The Bay - Healthier Heart
6 New Helps for
With over twenty years of caring for our hearts, RBMCs Cardiac Diagnostic and Treatment Center continues to add advanced new diagnostic and treatment technologies and procedures to its already comprehensive roster, including healthy heart education, non- invasive outpatient testing, echocardiograms, holter monitor studies and nuclear stress tests, as well as cardiac catheterization, intravascular ultrasound, and life-saving emergency and elective angioplasty services.
These new technologies benefit our patients by providing more accurate, highly detailed diagnosis and state-of-the-art interventional procedures, says Director of Cardiac Services Romeo Bunag, R.N., M.S.N., C.C.R.N. These new systems also enable clinicians to complete procedures more quickly, more comfortably, and with better outcomes for our patients.
One Recently, the Center added transesophageal echo-cardiogram, better known as TEE, a test that examines the structures of the heart using a special transducer attached to a gastroscope, which passes through the esophagus into the stomach. Images are produced on a video screen, giving more information and clearer visuals than previously available through more conventional diagnostic tools.
Two A new vascular X-ray system with a multi-axis design assists both diagnostic and interventional procedures, provides unprecedented anatomical views of the heart, and is more comfortable for patients undergoing procedures. This technology interfaces seamlessly with RBMCs information systems to speed communication among a patients health care team.
Three New IVUS technology helps to determine the nature of blocked blood vessels. This coronary intravascular ultrasound allows interventional cardiologists to see images inside the heart and coronary arteries to assist with diagnosis; it provides a direct view of the arterial wall from the inside. IVUS technology provides physicians with a better understanding of blocked vessels, allowing for proper selection and placement of stents and other devices to restore proper blood flow.
Four Transradial angioplasty, a new approach to angioplasty, uses the radial artery near the wrist as the point of entry. A thin catheter and wire snakes through the bodys circulatory highway to the heart. A balloon is expanded and a stent placed, which opens a blocked artery without surgery. Conventional angioplasty is performed through the femoral artery in the leg/groin region. This new procedure increases patient comfort, provides a faster stop to post-procedure bleeding, and significantly lowers bleeding complications.
Five A new heart health initiative for women is helping women gain increased awareness of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The goal is to help women in our community lead healthier lives, learn how their doctors can detect and treat CVD, and live free from pain and disability caused by heart disease.
Six RBMC is also collaborating with the American College of Cardiology (ACC) on a program to improve cardiovascular services for acute heart attack patients requiring emergency angioplasty by launching a national quality improvement initiative, D2B: An Alliance for Quality, a Guidelines Applied in Practice Program. It seeks to lower door-toballoon (D2B) time to 90 minutes or less. According to ACC, research demonstrates that decreasing door-to-balloon time to 90 minutes or less is directly associated with reduced mortality and improved patient outcomes.
These many improvements underscore RBMCs commitment to quality care delivered by highly specialized physicians, nurses and staff.
More Information: (732) 442-3700 Ext. 5302
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