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NY Daily News - Daily Checkup: "Winter Temperatures Increase Incidence of Stroke"
February 23, 2014
It's no surprise that this winter's extreme weather is sending people to the hospital for slips and falls, but research also suggests that low temperatures are associated with increased hospitalizations for stroke.
NY 1 News - "Doctors Implant First Leadless Pacemaker in New York Patient"
February 17, 2014
The first leadless pacemaker was implanted in patient Gregory Dobin as part of a clinical trial at The Mount Sinai Hospital.
CBS 2 News - "Doctors Team Up to Test Electrodes for Heart Failure"
February 10, 2014
Congestive heart failure is the fastest growing heart disease in the country, yet a new experimental nerve stimulator called CardioFit may help.
New York Times - "Two Hospital Networks Agree to Merge, Raising Specter of Costlier Care"
July 17, 2013
The combination of Mount Sinai's specialty care and medical school and Continuum's primary care will create an integrated system to care for patients throughout their life cycle.
MedPage Today - "Leadless Pacemaker Shows Promise" - Dr. Vivek Reddy
May 12, 2013
A small leadless device implanted via a catheter into the heart appears to be feasible for single-chamber pacing, a first-in-man study showed.
NY Post - "Mount Sinai and Continuum Announce Merger Plans"
March 1, 2013
The Mount Sinai Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners announce a "memorandum of understanding," describing the combined entity as a complimentary fit and a broad range of resources for patients.
HealthLeaders - "Building a Cath Lab in 10 Not-So-Easy Steps" - Dr. Samin Sharma
July 3, 2012
The interventional cardiology program at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York has grown from a total catheterization lab volume of just over 14,000 annual cases per year in 2007 to almost 20,000 last year.
HealthLeaders - "Rounds Preview: Excelling in Cardiac Care"
June 13, 2012
The interventional cardiology program at The Mount Sinai Hospital consistently ranks as a top—if not the top—program in New York City in terms of volume and lowest complications.
San Francisco Chronicle - "Dr. Vivek Reddy: The Mount Sinai Medical Center Deploys Perminova EP"
April 24, 2012
Perminova announced that The Mount Sinai Medical Center installed Perminova EP at its cardiac electrophysiology lab.
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