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Comprehensive, Preventive Foot Care Crucial for Diabetes and Vascular Patients

At the Vascular & Diabetic Foot Center at Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano, the focus is both to treat foot and ankle wounds and to prevent those wounds from occurring in the first place. As the only coordinated outpatient and inpatient program in North Texas with comprehensive care for the diabetic and vascular conditions affecting the foot, the Center takes a holistic approach to care.

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FFRct: Fractional Flow Reserve Analysis Without the Cath Lab​

With CT-derived fractional flow reserve (FFRct) analysis, Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano provides insight into the impact blockages have on blood flow in the heart – all without a trip to the cath lab. Especially for intermediate blockages, this advanced, noninvasive technology offers cardiologists critical information to determine if a blockage is not significant.

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SOLVE CRT Trial Evaluates Leadless Left Ventri​cle Pacing System

Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano is the only site in Dallas-Fort Worth currently enrolling participants in the SOLVE CRT trial. This innovative trial is evaluating a new cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) system that delivers pacing stimulation from inside the left ventricle – possibly eliminating the need for traditional left ventricular lead placement.

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Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

Combating the opioid epidemic

For the past few decades, opioids have been prescribed as a standard treatment for all types of pain. Today, heavy opioid prescribing has resulted in an alarming increase in opioid dependency and accidental overdose. In the face of this growing health crisis, the time has come for the medical community to take a closer look at our approach to pain management.

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