Strokes occur either when a blood clot or sudden bleeding cuts off the flow of oxygen to part of the brain. The sooner you get to an Emergency Department, the more treatment options are available. That is why, when someone suffers a stroke, you must act FAST! [...]
Dr. Michael J. Martinelli, of Albany Associates in Cardiology, was interviewed for an article, "Why Radial Access for Complex Coronary Interventions?," in the October issue of Cath Lab Digest. [...]
Chest pain can occur from a number of causes including heartburn, muscle strain, a sports injury, or asthma. When in doubt, assume the pain is related to your heart until proven otherwise, especially if you are experiencing pain that you have never felt before.
The cardiovascular rehabilitation program at St. Peter’s Hospital has been certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). [...]
The four St. Peter’s Health Partners acute care hospitals - St. Peter’s, Samaritan, Albany Memorial, and St. Mary’s - are the first in the Capital Region to receive national Chest Pain Center Accreditation. [...]
Dr. Robert Benton, chief of cardiology at Samaritan Hospital, spoke to Time Warner Cable News (Channel 9) about the importance of early heart attack care. From the story: A [...]