Cardiology

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Michael Bailey, Senior Radiologic
Technician, (left) assists cardiologist
Matthew Cholankeril, MD, who performed
the first elective angioplasty at Trinitas Regional Medical Center as part of the Atlantic C-PORT Trial.

The multi-state, three-year study
is assessing the safety, quality and cost
of elective angioplasty in hospitals that
offer emergency angioplasty without
onsite cardiac surgery backup. Eight other New Jersey hospitals are participating in
the study.




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Trinitas maintains a full-service cardiac facility as well as facilities for the intensive nursing care of patients with cardiac disease. These include a cardiac care unit, intermediate coronary care unit, cardiac catheterization lab, non-invasive cardiology services, full-service emergency department, and cardiac rehabilitation services.

Recently, Trinitas Regional Medical Center began providing elective angioplasty procedures following approval by the New Jersey Commissioner of Health & Senior Services. Trinitas is one of nine New Jersey hospitals participating in the Johns Hopkins Atlantic C-PORT study that will determine the effectiveness of elective angioplasty procedures in hospitals without cardiac surgery.

The spacious and modern Diagnostic Center provides a convenient, all-in-one facility for inpatient and outpatient testing including echocardiograms, nuclear stress testing, electrocardiograms, electroencephlagrams, holter monitoring, pacemaker evaluations, vascular studies, muga scans and pulmonary function tests.

Click here for information on EECP - a new, non-invasive procedure that can help patients with blocked arteries avoid surgery.

Located near the main lobby, the Diagnostic Center can be accessed easily by outpatients. Inpatients can enter the Center directly from an elevator located within the facility.

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