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The use of statins for primary cardiovascular disease prevention in adults over age 75 is clouded in uncertainty. A recent study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that statins may significantly lower mortality risk in older adults. That only underscores the need for a large-scale, prospective, randomized clinical trial, researchers say.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital’s Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Comprehensive Cancer Center brings the expertise and innovation of one of New York’s three NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers to patients in the Hudson Valley region, thanks to its collaboration with NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center (NYP/CUIMC) and ColumbiaDoctors, its faculty medical practice. Already known for their dedication to providing patients and their family members with the highest quality of cancer care in a warm and nurturing setting, their goal is to build a partnership with their patients during every phase of care, from diagnosis through treatment and into survivorship.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a complex condition that can greatly diminish quality of life and increase the risk of serious diseases, such as esophageal cancer. Northern Dutchess Hospital marshals the full spectrum of nonsurgical and surgical solutions to address GERD. These include the latest advance in treatment: the LINX Reflux Management System.
The newly established Vassar Aorta Program based at Health Quest’s flagship, Vassar Brothers Medical Center, and led by Jason Sperling, MD, is a regional destination for the diagnosis, long-term management and surgical treatment of thoracic aortic disease.
Few malignancies are more complex or require a greater level of interdisciplinary cooperation than head and neck cancers. The addition of maxillofacial, head and neck surgical oncologist Al Haitham Al Shetawi, MD, DMD, to the Vassar Brothers Medical Center and Health Quest team allows patients with those malignancies to receive comprehensive, personalized, multispecialty care in the Mid-Hudson Valley.
The specialists and subspecialists in the CARF-accredited Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program at Helen Hayes Hospital leverage comprehensive, personalized therapies, advanced technologies, and wide-ranging psychological and other support services to generate excellent outcomes!
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital is expanding the breadth of its gastrointestinal services to ensure patients throughout the region have access to the latest non-surgical procedures and, when indicated, surgical intervention.
Offering an expansive range of minimally invasive and open procedures, as well as conservative treatments, Health Quest supports robust spine programs at each of its hospitals, making high-quality care locally available to patients.
Cardiology is not only for people with a history of heart problems. At Health Quest’s Heart Center*, athletes at all levels of competition benefit from the services of specialists and subspecialists who help propel them toward peak cardiovascular performance and assess their risk for unexpected cardiac events. * The Heart Center, a division of Hudson Valley Cardiovascular Practice, P.C.
At Westchester Medical Center (WMC), the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), clinicians representing a variety of specialties collaborate to pinpoint the causes of, and provide patients lasting relief from, chronic headaches.