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Baylor Heart and Vascular Services at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Fort Worth

The interventional cardiology department at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Fort Worth provide advanced technology for the diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular conditions. Featuring three catheterization labs and two echocardiogram rooms, including a hybrid procedural suite, Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Fort Worth continues to expand the service offerings for cardiac patients within the 26,000 square foot diagnostic and treatment center.

The interventional cardiology department at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Fort Worth is able to treat a wide range of heart and vascular conditions including:

  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Heart attack
  • Heart disease
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Transient ischemic attack (TIA)

The comprehensive interventional cardiovascular services at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Fort Worth include:

  • Ablation
  • Alcohol septal ablation
  • Cardiac and vascular angioplasty and stents, including drug-eluting stents
  • Carotid stenting
  • Defibrillator and pacemaker insertion
  • Patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure
  • Valve replacements and repairs

Learn more about how these interventional cardiology tests are performed.

Heart Attack Care

For patients who experience a ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), every minute counts. Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Fort Worth has programs in place that provide urgent access to the cardiac catheterization labs. The center has achieved and exceeded the national goal of an open artery within 90 minutes of arrival to the facility. For the second year in a row, Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth earned Cycle V Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. It is the highest designation for heart attack care, and recognizes Baylor Scott & White – Fort Worth for using best care practices that allow clinicians to reduce time to treatment during the critical early stages of a heart attack.

Innovation in Interventional Cardiology

Innovative treatment is available to patients within Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Fort Worth. In collaboration with Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Fort Worth and Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth, treatment at the forefront of innovation is available to patients including side branching stenting, drug-eluting stents, PFO closure device, and robotic heart catheterization system.

Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Fort Worth Patient Receives New Device for Hole in Heart



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.


Tryton Side Branch Heart Stent Available in Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Fort Worth: First in Texas Placement



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.

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