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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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CarePoint Cardio Care Services

Dial 911 for life threatening emergency

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 Nuclear Imaging

hudson county nuclear heart imagingA nuclear stress test helps determine which parts of the heart are healthy and which are not. A small amount of a harmless radioactive tracer is injected into your bloodstream in addition to performing the cardiac stress test. You will be scanned by a special camera that monitors the radioactive tracer in your body and takes pictures of your heart while at rest and after exercise. If you are unable to exercise a pharmacologic or drug stress test will be performed. The medication will make your heart beat faster as in exercise, which shows how your heart reacts to stress without exercise.

MUGA (Multigated Acquisition Scan)

A multigated acquisition scan is a noninvasive diagnostic test used to evaluate the pumping function of the lower chambers of your heart (ventricles). A small amount of radioactive tracer is injected into your bloodstream and a special gamma camera detects the radiation released by the tracer to produce images of your beating heart while you are scanned.

What to expect

For a nuclear stress or other imaging test that uses radioactive dye, the nurse will inject a small amount of dye into your bloodstream. This is done through a needle placed in a vein in your arm or hand.

You’ll get the dye about a half-hour before you start exercising or take medicine to make your heart work hard. The amount of radiation in the dye is considered safe for you and those around you. However, if you're pregnant, you shouldn't have this test because of risks it might pose to your unborn child.

Pictures will be taken of your heart at least two times: when it's at rest and when it's working its hardest. You'll lie down on a table, and a special camera or scanner that can detect the dye in your bloodstream will take pictures of your heart. Some pictures may not be taken until you lie quietly for a few hours after the stress test. Some patients may even be asked to return in a day or so for more pictures.

Cardiac nuclear imaging is 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

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

Christ Hospital — Cardiac Imaging Center
1225 McBride Avenue, Suite 202
Woodland Park, NJ 07424

Christ Hospital — Cardiac Imaging Center
637 Route 23 South
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444

Christ Hospital — Cardiac Imaging Center
22-18 Broadway, Suite 202
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Bayonne Medical Center — Cardiovascular Imaging Center
172 Summerhill Rd., Suite 5
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

  • 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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