After receiving his heart transplant at 24 years old, Kennedy Ngungutau is making every beat count. Kennedy is now serving as a volunteer to other cardiac patients at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Dallas and plans to pursue a career as a heart transplantation nurse. View video.
Jackie Shrode wasn’t able to complete the most simple of tasks. When she woke up with severe chest pain, she went to the doctors on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Fort Worth. Jackie received a transcatheter aortic valve replacement or TAVR to fix her aortic stenosis. View video.
Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Dallas offers an explanation of a device option for many atrial fibrillation patients. Jay Franklin, MD, an electrophysiologist cardiologist explains how this implant may help patients who have been prescribed blood-thinners long-term. View video.
Vascular surgeons on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Dallas continue a long history and tradition of innovation with the TCAR (Transcarotid Arterial Revascularization) procedure, often an alternative to carotid endarterectomy. View video.
Eighty year-old Scotty Keith was a man no one could ever hope to slow down, until he was in desperate need of a lifesaving heart procedure. For most of his senior life, Scotty has been a volunteer at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas. Now, he's a patient. View video.
After discovering he had five blockages in his heart, Jim Eiler was worried he wouldn’t be able to walk his daughter down the aisle on her wedding day. Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, performed a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and less than a month later, Jim walked arm-in-arm with his daughter on her special day. View video.
Expect a multidisciplinary team approach to patient care when you visit Center for Valve Disorders at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Dallas. Co-medical director of cardiology, Robert Stoler, MD, discusses how this team approach benefits transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) patients. View video.
Jay Franklin, MD, an electrophysiologist on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Dallas, explains atrial fibrillation and possible treatment options. View video.
Manish Assar, MD, an electrophysiologist on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital explains syncope. View video.
Katelyn, a young college soccer play experienced numbness, tingling and blood clots in her arm. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome was diagnosed and treated by Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Dallas vascular surgeon. View video.
Danny McCoy thought he did all the right things to live a healthy lifestyle. When it was recommended that he have coronary artery bypass surgery, he was blown away by the level of customer service he received at Baylor University Medical Center. View video.
Mom, Artist and Teacher, Heidi Easley, shares her story about how she finds out about a hole in her heart; receives innovative treatment. Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Fort Worth places first in Texas commercial use of new Amplatzer PFO Occluder. View video.
First-in-Texas commercial use for the Tryton Side Branch Stent was performed at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center — Fort Worth, providing another new stent option for heart patients. A recent case also used the Corindus robotic heart catheterization system, one of few cath lab robotic systems in the state of Texas. View video.
Featured by Ivanhoe news distributors, Arlington area pastor and police chaplain tells his "heart-felt" story including a diagnosis and treatment for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. View video.
Featured by Ivanhoe news distributors, a cardiologist specializing in congenital heart disease lends insight into adults living today with congenital heart issues. View video.
February is American Heart Month. Brian Lima, MD, cardiac surgeon on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center, kicks off Heart Month on WFAA's Good Morning Texas with heart-healthy tips and advice on finding the right doctor for you. View video.
How do you describe Bill Ruth? A life-long athlete. A coach. A mentor. A Baby Boomer. A role model. A devoted husband. A heart disease survivor. The truth is, he's all of these things. View video.
After experiencing a widow-maker heart attack in his home, Tim Gallagher was given a lifesaving heart transplant at Baylor University Medical Center. View video.
Dr. Brian Lima, MD, Director of Clinical Research for Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support at Baylor University Medical Center, provides an overview of the nationally recognized cardiac surgery program at Baylor University Medical Center. View video.
Medical Director for Critical Care Cardiology for Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital, Jeffrey M. Schussler, MD, provides an overview for using the wrist approach to heart catheterization. View video.
Mark Wright lost consciousness as he was being airlifted from Longview for treatment at Baylor Dallas. The pneumonia that invaded his heart valve was threatening to take his life. View video.
There is a new device to measure and monitor the pulmonary artery pressure and heart rate in certain heart failure patients. Shelley Hall, MD, Chief of Transplant Cardiology and Mechanical Circulatory Support/Heart Failure at Baylor University Medical Center, explains this breakthrough implantable 'smart pillow' now available at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Dallas. View video.
Cardiologist and electrophysiologist, Jay Franklin, MD, provides an overview of atrial fibrillation with topics covering risk factors, treatment, medications, and lowering stroke risk. View video.
Treatment provides patients with A-Fib alternative to long-term daily blood thinning drug therapy. View video.
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) is a breakthrough procedure for select patients with narrowing of the aortic valve opening. Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Dallas recently celebrated its 300th TAVR. Meet the cardiologists pioneering this breakthrough procedure for patients who are not candidates for traditional open heart surgery. View video.
Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital is leading the research on the treatment of Mitral Regurgitation, a backflow of blood caused by failure of the heart's valve to close properly. Cardiologists at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital provide the latest results of the mitral valve replacement clinical trial currently underway. View video.
Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital is leading the way in developing a new generation of stents for patients with cardiovascular disease. Robert Stoler, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Co - Medical Director of Cardiology discusses this biodegradable coronary artery stent available at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital, the 1st site in North Texas to offer this device. View video.
Congenital Heart Disease Specialist, Dr. Ari Cedars, Provides Information for Adults Living with CHD View video.
BHVH received an honorable mention from the Ragan's Healthcare Marketing and PR Awards for its video Return to Work Lab: A Firefighter's Story. The video finished as one of 7 honorees out of hundreds of entries from around the world. Watch he video here: Return to Work Lab: A Firefighter's Story