Interventions for your heart and vascular system are catheter-based procedures often used to open blocked blood vessels in people with heart and peripheral vascular diseases. The interventionalists on the medical staff of Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano are highly experienced at performing many traditionally invasive complex procedures on high-risk patients in ways that reduce the risk of an adverse outcome.
Our multidisciplinary program draws from a broad spectrum of specialists including interventional cardiology, cardiac surgery, cardiology, interventional radiology, vascular surgery, and a team of dedicated cardiovascular nursing specialists. This multidisciplinary team collaborates to provide you with the appropriate treatment approach to your unique condition. Our combination of experience, advanced treatment methods, and five-star facilities provide a patient-centered approach to quality care.
When it comes to expert care, the specialists on our medical staff have extensive experience both with open procedures, such as surgery, and a complete range of minimally invasive surgical and catheter-based management for cardiac and vascular disease. With your comfort and care our top priority, we try to take a minimally invasive approach to treating heart valve disorders first, whenever possible. This interventional approach means that you can often avoid a traditional surgical procedure. Interventional procedures usually result in less scarring, a shorter hospital stay, and a quicker recovery for most patients.
Baylor Scott & White Heart – Plano offers specialized interventional procedures such as:
Physicians are members of the medical staff at one of Baylor Health Care System's subsidiary, community or affiliated medical centers and are neither employees nor agents of those medical centers, Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano or Baylor Health Care System.