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Pacemakers are tiny devices placed in the chest or abdomen to help control abnormal heart rhythms. They are commonly used to treat arrhythmias, which are irregular electrical impulses that can cause the heart to beat too quickly, too slowly, or with erratic and dangerous rhythms.  Our cardiology specialists explain. Your heart runs on electricity Your…

Cardiac catheterization is a medical procedure that is used to diagnose and treat heart problems. Since its introduction in clinical application in the 1930s, it has become a staple of heart doctors in the fight against cardiovascular disorders. What exactly does the cardiac catheterization process involve? During cardiac catheterization, a thin guiding wire is introduced…

June 28th, 2018. Hackensack, NY. Cross County Cardiology publishes a new article discussing vein disease, heart disease, and the possible connections between them. According to these noted NJ vein specialists, there is a connection between these conditions because the heart, arteries, and veins comprise a total system. Anything that compromises circulation compromises the whole system….

As cardiology specialists in NJ, one of the questions we are often asked by our patients is, “What can I do to improve my own circulatory health?” And it’s a good question, because sadly three of the major risk factors contributing to both arterial and venous disease we can’t do anything about. Those three are…

It is no secret that heart care specialists in Hackensack (and around the world) encourage exercise as a way to improve heart health and reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke. The American Heart Association encourages thirty minutes of moderate exercise five times a week to stay healthy. However, knowing that exercise is important…

Coronary heart disease occurs when a waxy substance known as plaque builds up on artery walls, depriving the heart of the oxygen rich blood it needs. This reduced blood flow can cause chest pain and may lead to a heart attack. According to the CDC, over 600,000 Americans die of heart disease every year. Are…

October 12th, 2017. Hackensack, NJ. Cross County Cardiology, a state-of-the-art vein center in New Jersey is announcing the publication of a new article that discusses how they take advantage of advanced technology to treat vein disease. According to these New Jersey vascular doctors, these technological advances are an important aspect of modern vein care, one…

In the field of vascular medicine, staying “state of the art” is an ever-changing challenge. Only a few years ago the only way to permanently remove varicose veins was a surgical procedure called vein stripping, which required hospitals, general anesthesia and surgical incisions (with their associated dangers), long recovery periods, and possible scarring. Today, varicose…

At our New Jersey vein clinic, we would love to tell you that we now know so much about reducing the risk factors for vein disease that we can successfully prevent it. No more varicose veins, no more chronic venous insufficiency, and no more deep vein thrombosis or deaths caused by it. We’d love to…

September 13th, 2017. Hackensack, NY. Cross County Cardiology is announcing the publication of a new article that explains one of the most valuable tests used in the practice of Cross County Cardiology. According to these New Jersey heart doctors, an electrocardiogram (or EKG) can help them diagnose potential problems with your heart’s electrical activity. Dr….

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