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Focusing on individualized, patient-centered care, the electrophysiologists on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Denton work closely with you and your physician to tailor a treatment approach that is right for you. An arrhythmia is a disturbance in the normal rate or rhythm of your heartbeat. This is caused by abnor​malities in the heart's electrical system. Arrhythmias can range from annoying palpitations to life threatening sudden cardiac death risks. The Heart Hospital provides innovative arrhythmia diagnosis, treatment, and management approaches to fit your needs in advanced facilities with a five-star patient experience.

The specialists on our medical staff are highly skilled in the use of advanced techniques to help diagnose arrhythmias. Tests may include:

  • Electrocardiogram and Echocardiogram
  • Holter and event monitoring with remote data transfer
  • Exercise stress testing
  • Tilt Table test

Once diagnosed, our team collaborates with you and your physician to develop an appropriate treatment approach. Although some arrhythmias can be managed by medication, others may require surgery. The electrophysiologists on the medical staff at The Heart Hospital are experts at both traditional open surgeries and minimally invasive procedures. Minimally invasive surgeries use small incisions and precisely directed catheter-based tools to treat heart rhythm disorders. Guests usually benefit from these less invasive procedures through shorter recovery time, smaller incisions, and greater outcomes. Treatments for cardiac arrhythmias may include:

  • Medication
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Device implantation
  • Maze procedure
  • Cardiac resynchronization therapy
  • Cardioversion

To learn more, call 940.220.0600 or toll-free 1.855.760.0600 or for a physician referral,contact 1.855.922.9567.

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