Latest Vascular Hospital Stories

2011-05-02 14:45:00

New Achieve(TM) Mapping Catheter Adds Diagnostic Capability to the Arctic Front® Cardiac CryoAblation Catheter System in Treating Atrial Fibrillation DALLAS, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital today announced the first patient procedure in the U.S. using the Achieve(TM) Mapping Catheter, an intra-cardiac electrophysiology diagnostic catheter that can be used to assess pulmonary vein isolation when treating...

2011-02-21 15:35:00

DALLAS, Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital announced that it implanted the first MRI-safe pacemaker in North Texas last week and the patient has fully recovered. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110221/DC51859) An interventional cardiologist on the hospital's medical staff successfully used the Revo MRI(TM) SureScan(®) pacing system, the first MR-Conditional pacing system designed, tested and...

2009-12-11 13:56:00

DALLAS, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For their unique Return to Work Lab which focuses on individualized rehabilitation for younger, more active cardiac patients, the Cardiac Rehabilitation program at the Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital was recently awarded the Innovation Award from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). The award acknowledges programs that have enhanced their delivery of care for a patient...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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