Chilton Medical Center - ATLANTIC HEALTH SYSTEM
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Cardiovascular Interventional Laboratory
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
Therapeutic Hypothermia
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Non Invasive Cardiac Services
Critical Care Services
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Screenings and Education

Therapeutic Hypothermia at Chilton Medical Center

Chilton Medical Center offers therapeutic hypothermia, a revolutionary treatment for sudden cardiac arrest. Endorsed by the American Heart Association, this "cooling therapy" slows the body's metabolic processes - minimizing damage to the brain and other organs. Treatment is usually induced in the Emergency Department and continued in the Intensive Care Unit for approximately 18-24 hours before the patient is gently warmed to normal body temperature. Studies confirm that this procedure increases survival rates and reduces brain damage in patients resuscitated after a cardiac arrest.

Call 973-831-5070 for more information about Chilton's Heart and Vascular Care or referral to a skilled Chilton physician.HeartAware Risk Assessment

 




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