The Record Health Quarterly: Hackensack University Medical Center is the Heartbeat of Cardiovascular Care

Cardiovascular Disease is a problem of extraordinary magnitude and is the most common cause of death for men and women in the United States. New technologies in use at the Heart and Vascular Hospital at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center are revolutionizing the ability to treat heart disease and further reduce morbidity and mortality. One revolutionary device in use by the Heart and Vascular Hospital is a percutaneous ventricular assist device (PVAD) called the Impella ® Heart pump. It’s a small, catheter-based heart pump that gives short-term support for the heart.