Below are a collection of documents that we encourage you to download and use for reference. This information will assist you in making healthy decisions and are excellent reference documents to keep handy.

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Watchman

Brett Sealove, M.D. and Ashish Patel, M.D. discuss the WATCHMAN™ device and its benefits.Led by our advanced team of cardiologists, the Cardiovascular Program at Jersey Shore University Medical...

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Atrial Fibrillation

What is Atrial Fibrillation? Atrial fibrillation is an irregular and often rapid heart rate that can increase your risk of stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications. During atrial...

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High Blood Pressure

What is high blood pressure? High blood pressure, or hypertension, occurs when your blood pressure increases to unhealthy levels. Your blood pressure measurement takes into account how quickly blood...

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Heart Failure Facts and Information

What is heart failure? Heart failure is a progressive condition in which the heart’s muscle becomes weakened after it is injured from something like a heart attack or high blood pressure and...

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Living with Heart Failure

Lance Berger, M.D. discusses the quality of life patients living with heart failure can expect, as well as some common pitfalls they can avoid to better manage this chronic...

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Heart Attack

During a heart attack, the blood supply that normally nourishes the heart with oxygen is cut off and the heart muscle begins to die. Some people who are having a heart attack have warning signs,...

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Vitamin K Content of Selected Foods

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This list is NOT a list of foods to avoid. ClotCare Online Resource has provided this list for informational purposes only. This list provides information on the vitamin K content...

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TAVR

The multidisciplinary team at Jersey Shore University Medical Center explains their approach to performing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) – a minimally invasive procedure for...

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Health Diet Guidelines

A healthy diet should be high in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, seafood, legumes and nuts; moderate in low/non-fat dairy products; lower in red and processed meats; and low in sugar sweetened food...

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Restenosis - What is it?

What is Restenosis? Restenosis is the renarrowing of an artery after it has been opened by angioplasty. If restenosis occurs, it usually will happen within six months following angioplasty. A return...

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