Providing comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for patients with structural heart disease
A multi-disciplinary team of interventional cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and imaging specialists on the medical staff, combined with a specialized nursing team, treat aortic and mitral valve disease.
Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth offers comprehensive, on-site cardiovascular imaging and radiology services. Ideally, patients undergo thorough, quality testing in a single visit that allows heart doctors to develop a personalized diagnostic and treatment plan.
Valve disorder conditions treated in Fort Worth
- Aortic valve stenosis
- Aortic valve regurgitation
- Mitral valve prolapse
- Mitral valve regurgitation
- Mitral valve stenosis
- Tricuspid valve regurgitation
Specialized valve repair interventions
The expert team of interventional cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, imaging specialists and specialized nurses in our Fort Worth Valve Disorders Center treat aortic and mitral valve disease using these interventions:
- Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), which is now approved for low-risk open-heart surgery patients
- Transcatheter mitral valve repair
- Evaluation for mitral valve repair (over replacement), which is the preferred option for long-term survival with fewer complications in most cases
- Minimally invasive valve repair and replacement using sternal sparing, port-access approaches
TAVR procedure repairs woman's heart
Jackie Shrode struggled to complete the most simple of tasks. When she woke up with severe chest pain, she went to the heart doctors on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Fort Worth where she received a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) to fix her aortic stenosis heart condition.
Cowboy gets back in the saddle after aortic stenosis
When Johnny Hudson started feeling weak, he thought he would have to sell his horse. Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Fort Worth performed a procedure to treat his aortic stenosis and got him back to doing what he loves.