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Jefferson's 50th HeartLight Procedure

HEARTLIGHT X3 SYSTEM TO TREAT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AVAILABLE NOW PHILADELPHIA, October 14, 2021 – Jefferson Health – Abington has completed the hospital’s 50th HeartLight procedure. Along with this milestone achievement, Jefferson Health – Abington currently is the only hospital in Pennsylvania offering the next generation HeartLight X3 technology, which combines precise laser energy and an ultra-conforming balloon for fast, predictable, and durable pulmonary vein isolation for patients with AFib. What is Atrial […]

AMS Cardiology’s Updated Covid-19 Policies

AMS Cardiology Covid-19 Policies

    Our patients’ and professionals’ health is our number one priority at AMS Cardiology. We take pride in welcoming all families, guests, and visitors who want to experience our exceptional patient-centered care during normal times. We understand how important the health of you and your loved ones is during these uncertain times, and that’s […]

Ultrafiltration Could Reduce 1-year Rehospitalization in Acute Decompensated HF

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Ultrafiltration for acute decompensated HF reduced hospital readmission by 1.74 visits in the following 12 months compared with the prior year, according to data presented at the virtual Heart Failure Society of America Scientific Meeting. “Utilization of ultrafiltration can improve HF outcomes in selected patients,” Robert A. Watson III, MD, Chief of Cardiology at Abington Hospital – […]

How to Stay Active and Safe: Tips on Exercising with Heart Conditions

 Getting regular exercise, regardless of age and underlying health conditions is always important. If you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease, you may feel uncertain or even scared about exercising. Not only can physical activity improve your heart function and reduce the risk of future heart problems from arising, regular exercise can also strengthen your heart […]

The Importance of Routine Heart Check-ups

In the United States, one person passes away every 37 seconds from heart disease. Annually, we lose about 647,000 people (1 in 4 deaths) to cardiovascular complications due to this disease. Unfortunately, heart disease remains the number 1 killer of men and women globally. One solution to cardiovascular disease is preventative cardiology. Generations before us […]

Caffeine and Cardiovascular Health: What You Need to Know

caffeine and cardiovasular health

The month of March is full of fun holidays and silly national days like St. Patrick’s Day, National Oreo Cookie Day and National Napping Day. But one important holiday that is often overlooked actually spans the whole month of March—Caffeine Awareness. According to the FDA, 80% of adults in the United States consume some form […]

February Is National Heart Health Month

February Is National Heart Health Month

February is often viewed as the season of love, not only because of Valentine’s Day, but also because it is National Heart Health Month. We urge everyone to wear red and show their support throughout the month of February. From coast to coast we can come together with a common goal of abolishing heart disease […]

June is Men’s (Heart) Health Month

Heart disease is a serious issue in the United States. In fact, heart disease is the number one leading cause of death in males in the US. Since June is Men’s health month, we would like to inform you of facts and risks affiliated with heart disease and preventative measures that can be taken to […]