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Free Vein Screenings at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

-Event Aids in Awareness and Early Detection of Vein Disease-

(Englewood, NJ, December 3, 2013) –The Center for Vein Disease at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (EHMC) will offer free vein screenings on December 9, 13, and 17 to men and women with visible, abnormal leg veins such as bulging varicose veins or spider veins. Those who experience leg pain or have a history of blood clots are encouraged to attend.

Patients should know the early warning signs for vein disease to help prevent potential complications. Symptoms include aching, throbbing or swelling in the legs, ankles or feet. The screening will be held at The Center for Vein Disease at EHMC and includes a physical examination and a thorough review of medical history. If further evaluation is needed, a follow-up appointment for non-invasive testing can be scheduled.

What:             
Free Vein Screening

Where:           
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
The Center for Vein Disease, 3rd Floor
350 Engle Street
Englewood, NJ 07631

Who:              
Board-certified vein specialists and physicians will provide free vein screenings to men and women of all ages.

When:            
Monday, December 9, 9:00am-12:00pm
Friday, December 13, 1:00pm- 4:00pm
Tuesday, December 17, 4:00pm- 7:00pm

How:              
Pre-registration is required. Call (866)-980-3462 or visit www.englewoodhospital.com and click the “Classes and Support Groups” tab.

 
About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
 
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides the highest level of compassionate, patient care and safety through a broad range of advanced clinical programs, treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in many disciplines, including internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, and pathology.  Its Vascular Fellowship Program has trained a generation of world-class vascular surgeons.  Additionally, many members of Englewood Hospital’s medical staff serve as faculty at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous accreditations from the Joint Commission and other organizations and is among the six-percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned three times by its nursing staff.