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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

Game-Changing Tool for Preventing Heart Attacks

The Valley Hospital, in Ridgewood, NJ, is among the first to use non-invasive, artificial intelligence imaging technology to prevent heart attacks by characterizing unstable plaque buildup with a high potential to rupture that can lead to a heart...
21-Sep-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Improving the Precision of Treatment for Cancer Patients Receiving Radiation

Valley-Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Care — part of Ridgewood, NJ, based Valley Health System — is now using new technology to improve the precision of radiation therapy by accounting for the continual motion of a patient’s anatomy so...
7-Apr-2021 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Valley Hospital first in tri state area to participate in research trial that uses novel heart ablation technology to treat patients with atrial fibrillation

Cardiac electrophysiologists at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ, are the first in the New York Tristate area (New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut) to test a new type of ablation technology that uses pulsed electric fields to treat patients...
7-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Valley Hospital is First Center in the World to Utilize WATCHMAN™ TruPlan™ CT Imaging Software

The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ, has become the first center in the world to utilize leading-edge imaging software designed to enhance the safety and efficacy of a Watchman implant procedure.
23-Mar-2021 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The WATCHMAN: High Volume = Better Patient Outcomes

A recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Interventions highlighted an association between procedural volume, in-hospital outcomes, and left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO). The research team...
18-Mar-2021 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Valley Health System Celebrates Topping Out of New Hospital in Paramus, NJ

Ridgewood, NJ-based Valley Health System celebrated a construction milestone for the “new” Valley Hospital in Paramus, NJ, today with a “topping out” ceremony in which the final structural steel beam was put into place.
8-Dec-2020 5:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Should You Be Screened for Lung Cancer?

Screening with a low-dose CT scan can identify small nodules or other abnormalities in your lungs. Finding a problem at an early stage, before there are symptoms, may make it easier to treat.
9-Nov-2020 3:50 PM EST 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

What You Need to Know About Breast Health

7-Oct-2021 12:05 PM EDT

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A Stark Reminder of the Dangers of Drowsy Driving — Expert Available

12-Aug-2015 9:05 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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Curb Overuse of Antibiotics to Reduce Drug-Resistant Superbug - Expert Available

27-Mar-2015 3:05 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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Female Cardiologist Available to Discuss Heart Disease and Women

4-Feb-2015 2:35 PM 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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