February is American Heart Month. Brian Lima, MD, cardiac surgeon on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, kicks off Heart Month on WFAA's Good Morning Texas with heart-healthy tips and advice on finding the right doctor for you.
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.
After experiencing a widow-maker heart attack in his home, Tim Gallagher was given a lifesaving heart transplant at Baylor Heart and Vascular Services at Dallas.
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 at Dallas.
Medical Director for Critical Care Cardiology for Baylor Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, Jeffrey M. Schussler, MD, provides an overview for using the wrist approach to heart catheterization.
Cardiologist Shelley Hall, MD and patient Bryan Tyo talk about his artificial heart and heart transplant journey.
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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.
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 at Dallas, explains this breakthrough implantable 'smart pillow' now available at Baylor Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital.
Cardiologist and electrophysiologist, Jay Franklin, M.D.,
provides an overview of atrial fibrillation with topics covering risk factors, treatment, medications, and lowering stroke risk.
Treatment provides patients with A-Fib alternative to long-term daily blood thinning drug therapy.
Congenital Heart Disease Specialist, Dr. Ari Cedars, Provides Information
for Adults Living with CHD
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) is a breakthrough procedure for select patients with narrowing of the aortic valve opening. Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital recently celebrated its 300th TAVR. Meet the cardiologists pioneering this breakthrough procedure for patients who are not candidates for traditional open heart surgery.
Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton 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 Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital provide the latest results of the mitral valve replacement clinical trial currently underway.
Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton 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 Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, the 1st site in north Texas to offer this device.
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