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Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital Heart Rhythm Center


What is a Heart Rhythm Center and how does it benefit patients?

The Baylor Heart & Vascular Hospital Heart Rhythm Center began as a collaborative focus on the quality provision of care for the patient with atrial fibrillation and other cardiac arrhythmias. The expert health care team consists of specially trained cardiologists called electrophysiologists and highly skilled and well-trained Nurse Practitioners and nurses. The Heart Rhythm Center provides patients with the diagnosis and treatment of abnormal heart rhythms using advanced healthcare technology and evidence based techniques including medication therapy, catheter based procedures, and surgery.

The Heart Rhythm Center was developed to provide patients with information regarding their arrhythmia and their treatment options. The Center also guides patients and their families to the correct healthcare provider. For patients who have already undergone an arrhythmia ablation procedure, the Center is another resource for post discharge information and education. Patients of the Heart Rhythm Center are followed up by a representative upon discharge from BHVH.

To contact the center please call 214.820.5306.

Atrial Fibrillation Education

Tuesday, September 19

Living with Atrial Fibrillation

Craig Delaughter, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS, a cardiologist specializing in electrophysiology on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center Fort Worth will be speaking at the free Living with Atrial Fibrillation seminar on Tuesday, September 19 at 6:00 PM. Refreshments will be served and parking is complimentary.

Location:
Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center - Fort Worth
Faxel Conference Room
1400 Eighth Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Registration: 5:45 PM
Presentation: 6:00 PM

To register call: 1-800-4BAYLOR (1-800-422-9567)

Register

Tuesday, September 26

Living with Atrial Fibrillation

Jay Olen Franklin, MD, FACC, FHRS, a cardiologist specializing in electrophysiology on the medical staff at Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital will be speaking at the free Living with Atrial Fibrillation seminar on Tuesday, September 26 at 6:00 PM. Refreshments will be served and parking is complimentary.

Location:
Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital
A/B Conference Room, Ground Floor
621 N Hall Street
Dallas, TX 75226
Registration: 5:45 PM
Presentation: 6:00 PM

To register call: 1-800-4BAYLOR (1-800-422-9567)

Register

What is atrial fibrillation?

Are you or someone you know at risk for atrial fibrillation? Hear from Jay Franklin, MD, an interventional cardiologist on the medical staff at Baylor Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, to learn more about the symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options for this condition.

 

Doug Gerber

Tightness in his chest took Doug Gerber to the cardiologist for tests. He discovered Doug had atrial fibrillation and offered the option of a test program called cryoablation. The procedure uses extreme cold to destroy selected cells. Two years after the procedure at Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, Doug says he's living a completely normal life and has no symptoms at all.

 

Dave Amman

Dave Amman of Melbourne, Florida, experienced an irregular heartbeat for 11 years. When medication failed to resolve his condition, he researched his options and discovered an advanced technique called cryoablation, which was available over a thousand miles away at Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital in Dallas. This method uses cold or freezing energy to pinpoint and destroy the abnormal heart cells which cause the irregular heartbeat. "My care at Baylor was excellent. I have nothing but the highest regard for everyone there."


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