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Structural Heart Disease

Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Fort Worth
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First and only comprehensive structural heart disease program in Tarrant County

The advancement of interventional cardiology on the Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Fort Worth campus, expansion of electrophysiology procedure options and collaboration with cardiothoracic surgeons led to the first and only developed comprehensive structural heart disease program in Tarrant County.

A multidisciplinary team of experienced Fort Worth cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, imaging specialists and specialized nurses combine their expertise with advanced technologies to treat various patient conditions.

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Structural heart disease conditions and treatment

Each heart patient is individually assessed for a variety of approaches—from minimally invasive, catheter-based procedures to open surgical operations

Through our multidisciplinary heart team, our broad scope of abilities to treat complex structural heart disease cases brings referrals from cardiologists and primary care providers located throughout North and West Texas.

 
 

Heart conditions we treat in Fort Worth:

  • Atrial septal defects (ASD)
  • Heart valve disease – abnormalities, valve insufficiency, regurgitation, damaged artificial valves and stenosis
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Atrial fibrillation with intolerance of anticoagulation therapy
  • Patent foramen ovale (PFO)
  • Prosthetic valve paravalvular leaks
  • Ventricular septal defects (VSD)

Heart condition treatment options in Fort Worth include:

Patient referrals

Physicians interested in seeking the Structural Heart Disease Program's assistance for heart patients in Fort Worth and beyond are encouraged to call 817.825.1374.

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