Quantcast

The health and well-being of patients is our primary concern. Click here for our full COVID-19 response.

Call Us Today (609) 585-8800
Find blog posts for all topics pertaining to Calcium Scoring.

About Damar Hamlin's Cardiac Arrest

About Damar Hamlin's Cardiac Arrest

Time seemed to stand still on the football field that night. Football fans and players watched in stunned silence as Buffalo Bill's Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field after colliding with another player during the first quarter. The players and coaches formed a human circle around the fallen athlete as team doctors performed CPR and used an automa...

Continue reading
  87 Hits

What's the Difference Between a Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest?

What's the Difference Between a Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest?

How the Heart Works If you think heart attack and cardiac arrest are the same thing, you are not alone – 87 percent of people responding to a Cleveland Clinic survey mistakenly believe that cardiac arrest is another term heart attack. You might be surprised to learn that the two heart conditions are quite different. The two conditions have differen...

Continue reading
  50 Hits

Is Calcium Scoring Right for Me?

Is Calcium Scoring Right for Me?

Calcium scoring is a medical test that provides important information about a person's risk of developing heart disease or having a stroke. Also known as coronary artery calcium scoring, calcium scoring measures the amount of calcium in the walls of the heart's arteries. Doctors have been using calcium to assess the heart health of their patients f...

Continue reading
  2109 Hits

Susan Lucci’s Dramatic Close Call with Heart Disease

Susan Lucci’s Dramatic Close Call with Heart Disease

Susan Lucci is the picture of health – she's slim, she exercises and she eats the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet. Her regular check-ups went well, routine EKGs showed no problems, and her blood pressure was on the lower end of normal. On the outside, she didn't seem to have any of the risk factors for cardiovascular disease. On the inside, t...

Continue reading
  6795 Hits

​February is American Heart Month

Heart Health

February is American Heart Month, which makes it the perfect time to reduce your risk for heart disease, heart attacks and stroke. American Heart Month has been around for decades. President Lyndon B. Johnson was the first American president to recognize the event when he issued Proclamation 3566 on December 30, 1963. The first American Heart Month...

Continue reading
  8003 Hits
Tags:

6 Misconceptions that Increase Your Risk of Heart Disease

6 Misconceptions that Increase Your Risk of Heart Disease

According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., accounting for almost one in every four deaths. Although heart disease is sometimes thought of as a "man's disease," around the same number of women and men die each year of heart disease in the U.S. Yet, many Americans don't know that. Our recent survey found that many ...

Continue reading
  6577 Hits
Tags:

What You Need to Know about a Coronary Calcium Scan

What You Need to Know about a Coronary Calcium Scan

February is the month that hearts shine all over the world and it is also when health care professionals work to raise awareness about all things coronary. In other words, February is American Heart Health Month and a good time for you to look closely at your lifestyle to see what you can do to be heart smart this year. Part of your plan may includ...

Continue reading
  12425 Hits
Tags:

Our radiologists are here to help


We understand that each patient has special needs—physically, medically and emotionally.
That's why everything we do is about you.
Request an appointment