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3T MRI Sentient Suite Offers Relaxing Experience for Patient

For Elizabeth Vivenzio, getting a diagnostic MRI was always an apprehensive experience due to her claustrophobia. However, once she heard of the 3T MRI Sentient Suite offered at Valley, the experience was a welcomed relief.
13-Dec-2022 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Arteriovenous Malformation Results in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Stay

On her 10th birthday, Delaney didn’t expect to end up at The Valley Hospital—or to have a stroke. But as her mom would later say, it was the best place for them to end up.
16-Aug-2022 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Gamma Knife Radiosurgery to Treat a Brain Meningioma

Shari Benedict fell down a flight of eight stairs after losing her balance. A bystander called for an ambulance, which took Shari to The Valley Hospital Emergency Department in Ridgewood, NJ where she was diagnosed with a brain meningioma, the size...
8-Aug-2022 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Advancing Aortic Valve Replacement

The Valley Hospital has become one of the few centers in the United States, and the only center in New Jersey, to offer an advanced surgical technique for aortic valve replacement called the Ross procedure.
11-May-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Kenley’s Story: Living With Spastic Cerebral Palsy

In 2014, Kenley McElroy and her parents visited The Valley Hospital’s Center for Pediatric Spasticity to receive a second opinion on her spastic cerebral palsy. After undergoing a selective dorsal rhizotomy procedure and Achilles Tendon...
20-Apr-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Correcting Blood Flow With an Implantable Clip

A collaborative effort between The Valley Heart and Vascular Institute’s cardiology and structural heart teams, at The Valley Hospital, in Ridgewood, NJ, uncovers an underlying condition and mitigates James Freehill's symptoms.
23-Feb-2022 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Implantable Heart Pump Making Heart Recovery Possible

When a patient's cough led to shortness of breath, he took the drive from his home in the Bronx, New York to visit The Valley Hospital’s Emergency Department. Imaging revealed that he was experiencing a heart attack, leading to cardiogenic shock...
13-Dec-2021 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Novel Lithotripsy Technology to Treat Coronary Blockages

For Joseph Komor, what started out as six months of neck pain, wound up in a lifesaving procedure to treat his coronary artery disease using advanced sonic wave technology.
28-Sep-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Getting Your Child Back to Sleep

Having a good night’s sleep is vital for a child’s well-being. But getting your child to sleep is not always the easiest task. With the stressors of the past almost two years, there has also been an increase in the incidence and severity of...
19-Oct-2021 11:55 AM EDT

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Diabetes Care at School: Preparation is Key

Getting ready to send your child off to school for the first time or preparing an older child to go back to school can be a daunting task, especially if your child has diabetes.
28-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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Beating Seasonal Allergies

After a seemingly never-ending winter, temperatures have finally warmed and spring is in the air — literally. In fact, people with spring allergies are most likely already experiencing sneezing, watery eyes and fatigue because of tree pollen.
1-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

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Losing Sleep Over Daylight Saving Time?

This month, you may find you feel a little more tired than usual as you adjust to the start of Daylight Saving Time, which begins at 2 a.m on Sunday, March 8.
23-Feb-2015 8:00 AM EST

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Valley Health System is a regional healthcare system that serves residents in northern New Jersey and southern New York. It includes The Valley Hospital, a 451-bed, not-for-profit, acute-care hospital; Valley Home Care, which offers a full spectrum of services to meet a variety of healthcare needs; and Valley Medical Group, a multispecialty group practice of doctors and advanced practice professionals.


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