Newton Medical Center launches heart attack treatment program

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Percutaneous coronary intervention is utilized to deal with clients experiencing an ST-elevation myocardial infarction, where a major artery to the heart is entirely blocked. The brand-new percutaneous coronary intervention program will enable patients to be treated on website in the Charles L. Tice Heart Center at the healthcare facility.

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On Aug. 13, Newton (N.J.) Medical Center introduced a percutaneous coronary intervention program to assist treat heart attack patients.

” [The program] allows us to provide lifesaving treatments for our regional community without hold-up or require for transportation to another facility,” stated Gerald Cioce, MD, heart catheterization lab director at Newton Medical Center. “I am proud of what we have achieved and pleased to have the chance to provide clients this treatment and the associated benefits it brings.”