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Bayonne Medical Center

29 East 29th Street
Bayonne NJ 07002 
Phone: 201.858.5257
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Christ Hospital

176 Palisade Avenue
Jersey City NJ 07306 
Phone: 201.795.8280
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Hoboken UMC

308 Willow Avenue
Hoboken NJ 07030 
Phone: 201.418.1900 
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Dr. Frank Diaz and Dr. Jolanta Potoczek-Salahi
391 John F. Kennedy • Bayonne, NJ
CarePoint Health Immediate Care - Bayonne Family Practice
(201) 858-4110
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Dr. Sapan Majmundar
113 14th Street • Hoboken, NJ
CarePoint Health Immediate Care - Hoboken
(201) 683-9990
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Dr. Joven Dungo
205 9th St • Jersey City, NJ
CarePoint Health Immediate Care - Newport
(201) 653-1144
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Dr. Mohammad H. Miqbel
7511 Bergenline Ave • North Bergen, NJ
CarePoint Health Immediate Care - North Bergen
(201) 863-8032
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Dr. Edward Boylan
550 Newark Ave • Jersey City, NJ
CarePoint Health Immediate Care - Midtown
(201) 656-2300
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Dr. Alejandro Presilla
322 49th St • Union City, NJ
CarePoint Health Immediate Care - Union City
(201) 863-8667
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Bayonne Medical Center

29 East 29th Street
Bayonne NJ 07002 
Phone: 201.858.5257
Directions

Christ Hospital

176 Palisade Avenue
Jersey City NJ 07306 
Phone: 201.795.8280
Directions

Hoboken UMC

308 Willow Avenue
Hoboken NJ 07030 
Phone: 201.418.1900 
Directions

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Cardiac Catheterization and Primary Angioplasty

hudson county cardiac catheterization procedureCardiac catheterization is a test that uses dye in the coronary arteries to diagnose and treat some heart conditions. For this procedure, a thin, flexible tube called a catheter is put into a blood vessel in your arm or groin. The tube is threaded into your coronary arteries, and the dye is released into your bloodstream. X-ray pictures are taken while the dye is flowing through the coronary arteries — this helps doctors see blockages in the arteries.

Angioplasty

Angioplasty opens clogged arteries by compressing plaque against the artery wall. A catheter tipped with a small balloon is moved into the clogged area and is repeatedly inflated and deflated to compress the plaque, improving blood flow. This often eliminates the need for bypass surgery and helps patients who are not healthy enough for major surgery.

What to expect

before during after heart catherizationYou will be awake and able to follow instructions during the test. The procedure is performed by a cardiologist and a trained health care team.The health care provider will clean a site on your arm, neck, or groin and insert a line into one of your veins. You will get medicine before the test to help you relax through this intravenous (IV) line.

A larger, thin plastic tube called a sheath is placed into a vein or artery in your leg or arm. Longer plastic tubes called catheters are then carefully moved up into the heart using live x-rays as a guide. For some procedures, you may be injected with a dye that helps your doctor to visualize the structures and vessels within the heart. If you have a blockage, you may have angioplasty and a stent placed during this procedure.

The test may last 30 - 60 minutes. If you also need special procedures, the test may take longer. If the catheter is placed in your groin, you will often be asked to lie flat on your back for a few to several hours after the test to avoid bleeding.

You may feel some discomfort or pressure where the catheter is placed, and you may have some discomfort from lying still during the test or from lying flat on your back after the procedure. You will be told how to take care of yourself when you go home after the procedure is done.

Coronary stent placement

cardiac catheterization procedure in new jerseyCoronary stent placement keeps arteries open after an atherectomy or angioplasty by inserting a tiny wire-mesh coil (stent) that remains in the artery and becomes covered with a new layer of tissue in about a month. In general, there are two different types of stents — medicated (drug-coated) or non-medicated (non-coated). The type of stent that is best for you will be determined by your physician who takes your overall health into consideration.

Emergent and Elective Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty and Stenting

If a coronary artery is completely closed by a blood clot, a myocardial infarction (heart attack) may occur. The blood clot may occur when a plaque (buildup of fatty tissue inside the artery walls) ruptures or tears, leading to abrupt accumulation of a blood clot at that site, blocking the blood vessel. If the blood flow cannot be restored quickly to the particular area of the heart muscle affected, the tissue dies.

Carotid artery angioplasty with stenting

hudson county carotid artery angioplastyCarotid artery angioplasty with stenting is a procedure that opens clogged arteries to prevent or treat stroke. The carotid arteries are located on each side of your neck and are the main arteries supplying blood to your brain.

The procedure involves temporarily inserting and inflating a tiny balloon where your carotid artery is clogged to widen the artery. Carotid angioplasty is often combined with the placement of a small metal coil called a stent in the clogged artery. The stent helps prop the artery open and decreases the chance of it narrowing again. Carotid angioplasty and stenting may be used when traditional carotid surgery isn't feasible or is too risky.

Cardiac Catheterization & Primary Angioplasty are available at these locations

Bayonne Medical Center
29th Street & Avenue E
Bayonne, NJ 07002
201.858.5000

Christ Hospital
176 Palisade Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
201.795.8200

  • Locations

    Bayonne Medical Center
    29th Street & Avenue E
    Bayonne, NJ 07002
    201.858.5000

    Christ Hospital
    176 Palisade Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    201.795.8200

    Hoboken University Medical Center
    308 Willow Avenue
    Hoboken, NJ 07030
    201.418.1000

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