Abington Hospital Cardiologists Implanting New Device to Monitor Patients with Heart Failure

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It’s the size of a paperclip, has no leads or batteries, is intended to keep people with high-risk heart failure out of the hospital, and Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health just became the first facility in Eastern Montgomery County to implant it. The CardioMEMS HF System is “the first and only FDA-approved heart failure monitoring device proven  … Read more

Dr. Borge & Watchman Procedure Featured in Montgomery News!

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TO YOUR HEALTH: New implant an alternative to blood thinners An alternative to long-term use of blood thinners by those diagnosed with atrial fibrillation is now available at Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health. The health system is among the first in Pennsylvania — the second in the state — to offer the newly FDA-approved Watchman Left Atrial  … Read more

Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health Among First in State Offering Watchman Implant

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Newly approved implant offers patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation an alternative to long-term warfarin medication. Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health is among the first in Pennsylvania to offer patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) an alternative to long-term warfarin medication with the newly approved WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Implant. For patients with AF who are  … Read more

Dr. Shapiro Becomes 166th President of The Pennsylvania Medical Society

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Montgomery County Physician Sworn in as 166th President of The Pennsylvania Medical Society. (Harrisburg, Pa.) Scott E. Shapiro, MD, FACC, a cardiovascular disease specialist and internal medicine specialist from Lower Gwynedd, was sworn in as the 166th president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) on October 24, 2015. Swearing Dr. Shapiro into office was David A.  … Read more

Join Us at the American Heart Association Heart Walk

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Join AMS Cardiology & Abington Jefferson Health at the American Heart Association Heart Walk on Saturday, November 7th!    The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association’s premiere event for raising funds to save lives from this country’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers – heart disease and stroke. Designed to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living,  … Read more

Dr. Klugherz & Dr. Borge Announce Success with New Procedure!

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Dr. Klugherz & Dr. Borge have successfully implanted the first Watchman Device in our area! The Watchman implant is a device that is placed in a section of the heart that forms clots in patients with a rhythm disorder known as atrial fibrillation. These clots cause stroke and require the use of blood thinners. The Watchman device  … Read more

Free Wifi is Now Available

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Free public wifi is now available in the waiting rooms at all of our office locations.  The wifi site is named “AMS Guest” and does not require a password.  You will, however, be asked to agree to standard terms of service when initially connecting.  Please notify our office staff if you need assistance.