2015

Section: Barnabas Health Heart Center News - posted in 2015

Heart & Sole Walk to Support Barnabas Health Heart Transplant Program To Take Place in Verona Park
Sep 22, 2015
Heart & Sole Walk to Support Barnabas Health Heart Transplant Program To Take Place in Verona Park Essex County, NJ -- On Sunday, October 18, community members are invited to join Barnabas Health Heart Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC) in Verona Park for its 13th annual Heart & Sole Walk to benefit heart failure and ...
Barnabas Health Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon Named Educational Award Recipient
Sep 15, 2015
Barnabas Health Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon Named Educational Award Recipient Newark, NJ -- Sunil P. Malhotra, MD, Co-Director, Children's Heart Center and Director, Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiac Surgery, at Children's Hospital of New Jersey (CHoNJ) at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, a Barnabas ...
It's Electric: Barnabas Health Heart Centers Provide an Overview of Atrial Fibrillation
Aug 27, 2015
What is atrial fibrillation? Normally, the heart pumps in a coordinated fashion. The two upper chambers (atria) contract first, followed by the two lower chambers (ventricles). This synchronous pumping is controlled by the heart's own electrical ...
Barnabas Health Heart Center at Clara Maass Medical Center First in Essex County to Implant New Heart Failure Monitoring Solution
Aug 10, 2015
Barnabas Health Heart Center at Clara Maass Medical Center  First in Essex County to Implant New Heart Failure Monitoring Solution Joseph Zjawin, 84, of Newark, NJ, exclaimed he felt like "a new man" now more confident in managing his Heart Failure following the placement of the CardioMEMS Heart Failure (HF) System at the Barnabas Health Heart Center at Clara Maass ...
A Vision of Quality and Consistency: Integrated Cardiac Care at Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Jul 21, 2015
A Vision of Quality and Consistency: Integrated Cardiac Care at Saint Barnabas Medical Center When the CEO of a global corporation overseeing more than 85,000 employees in over 160 countries tells you that his job is easier than yours is, some might rethink their careers. Not Gary Rogal, M.D., Chief of Cardiology for Barnabas Health, the ...
Barnabas Health Heart Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center Appoints Vice Chairman of Cardiac Surgery
Jul 17, 2015
Barnabas Health Heart Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center Appoints Vice Chairman of Cardiac Surgery Frederic F. Sardari, MD, has been named Vice Chairman of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Barnabas Health Heart Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston. In this role he will oversee the Medical Center's ...
Heart Transplant Saves Life of Middlesex Husband and Father
Jul 13, 2015
Heart Transplant Saves Life of Middlesex Husband and Father In some people, heart disease is so relentless that it gradually destroys the heart. That was the case with Rolando Pantoja of Middlesex, who was nearing death at just 59. "A transplant was his only option," says Margarita Camacho, MD, ...
American Heart Association Honors Barnabas Health Heart Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Jul 1, 2015
Barnabas Health Heart Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark has received the Mission: Lifeline ® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart ...
Barnabas Health Heart Centers Offer a Guide to Understanding Your Coronary Arteries
Jun 8, 2015
Coronary arteries supply blood to the heart muscle. Like all other tissues in the body, the heart muscle needs oxygen-rich blood to function, and oxygen-depleted blood must be carried away. The coronary arteries run along the outside of the heart and ...
Barnabas Health Heart Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Earns Recognition for Heart Failure Management
Jun 4, 2015
The Barnabas Health Heart Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, located in Newark, NJ, has been awarded a Certificate of Distinction in Heart Failure Management from The Joint Commission (TJC). The Joint Commission is an independent, ...
Linden Resident and Department of Corrections Lieutenant Benefits from Life-Saving Heart Attack Protocol
May 29, 2015
Linden Resident and Department of Corrections Lieutenant Benefits from Life-Saving Heart Attack Protocol During a heart attack, every minute can mean more damage to the heart. Lieutenant Gregory Cvasa knew this from his years of first-aid training with the State Department of Corrections. So when the Linden man was hit with crushing chest pain two years ...
Barnabas Health Heart Center at Clara Maass Medical Center Only Facility in Essex County to Offer Patients a New Heart Failure Monitoring Solution
May 19, 2015
Barnabas Health Heart Center at Clara Maass Medical Center Only Facility in Essex County to Offer Patients a New Heart Failure Monitoring Solution Essex County, NJ —Barnabas Health Heart Center at Clara Maass Medical Center (CMMC) in Belleville, a Barnabas Health facility, now offers patients with heart failure (HF) a new miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to manage the disease - ...
Heart Center Physician Leader to Present at Global Summit
May 7, 2015
Heart Center Physician Leader to Present at Global Summit Najam Wasty, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, Barnabas Health Heart Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, will be presenting a poster abstract at the ...
A Guide to Heart Murmurs from the Barnabas Health Heart Centers
Apr 30, 2015
What is a heart murmur? Murmurs are extra or unusual sounds made by blood circulating through the heart's chambers or valves, or through blood vessels near the heart What causes a heart murmur? Heart murmurs may be caused by a number of factors ...
Barnabas Health Heart Centers Urge: Know the Symptoms of a Heart Attack
Feb 11, 2015
More than 1 million people in the nation have heart attacks each year, according to the US Department of Health and Senior Services. A heart attack (myocardial infarction) occurs when one or more regions of the heart muscle experience a severe or ...
Bergenfield Resident Gives Back with Heart
Feb 6, 2015
Bergenfield Resident Gives Back with Heart As a nurse, Susan Weiss helped others. But as a heart disease survivor, the Bergenfield woman has found new ways to care for people – including herself. Susan runs "Healing Hearts and Connecting Hands," a monthly cardiac support group ...
Toms River Resident Receives Heart Transplant and a Renewal on Life
Feb 6, 2015
Toms River Resident Receives Heart Transplant and a Renewal on Life Samantha Denti, a patient on the heart transplant waiting list, had less than 24 hours left to live. Then, the "miracle" phone call arrived – a heart was identified for the 28-year-old Toms River resident. Flash back to Samantha's ...
Barnabas Health Heart Centers Urge You to Understand: Your Beating Heart
Feb 3, 2015
The heart – the hardest working muscle in the human body – even works when you're at rest! Located almost in the center of the chest, the adult human heart is about the size of a fist. At an average rate of 80 times a minute, the ...