On December 11th, Dr. Satish Tiyyagura implanted a Watchman device on a patient at Mount Sinai Hospital. This is a relatively new alternative treatment for patients with atrial fibrillation (commonly called a-fib) so that they can reduce their risk for … Continue reading
Dr. Satish Tiyyagura Performs the First Micra Pacemaker (World’s Smallest) Implant in St. Joseph’s Hospital, and the first in Passaic County NJ.
On June 30th, Dr. Satish Tiyyagura performed the first Micra™ pacemaker implant at St. Joseph’s Hospital, and the first in Passaic County. Manufactured by Medtronic, Micra is a new, miniaturized and minimally invasive option to treat bradycardia, also known as … Continue reading
Recovery after Coronary Bypass Surgery There are times when the damage to the heart is so extensive that coronary bypass surgery is the best choice. Considered open heart surgery, during this procedure a blood vessel graft will be used to … Continue reading
Our very own Dr. Motivala was part of a huge, life-saving event at Orange Regional Medical Center last February. Read the story, entitled “Woman, Doctors Celebrated After Pump Saved Her During Heart Attack,” and view the video!
Hartaj Virk, MD & Mahesh Bikkina, MD performed the first TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement) done at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center on November 7, 2013.