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Structural heart

The structural heart program focuses on the surgical treatment of patients with heart disease and other vascular conditions. Surgical options may include repairing or replacing damaged valves through methods such as TAVR and SAVR.

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Comprehensive structural heart care in Plantation, Florida

HCA Florida Westside Hospital is leading the way in advanced cardiovascular treatments for structural heart conditions.

These conditions may include heart valve disease that causes valves to narrow, leak or become blocked. Working together, our multidisciplinary care team will create an individualized treatment plan to help preserve and restore your cardiovascular health.

How is your heart?

Try our free risk assessment to learn more about your risk for certain heart conditions, and take action to prevent future complications.

Try our free risk assessment to learn more about your risk for certain heart conditions, and take action to prevent future complications.

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Structural heart conditions

We offer treatment options that help save and improve lives for people who have various heart conditions that impact the structure of the heart. These conditions include:

  • Aortic stenosis
  • Congenital openings between heart chambers
  • Heart vessel (coronary artery) blockage
  • Intolerance to anticoagulants
  • Prosthetic valve failure
  • Regurgitation

Our structural heart program

The structural heart team at our valve clinic is committed to providing you with excellent care according to best practice guidelines.

Specialty surgical treatment options we offer

Based on your surgical risk, diagnostic testing, and individual evaluation, our structural heart team may recommend surgery as one of your best options. In those cases, we offer specialty procedures that include:

Heart valve surgery

At our hospital, diseased heart valves may require open surgical intervention with our experienced cardiothoracic surgeons and cardiovascular staff.

Left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO)

This surgery is a first-of-its-kind, proven alternative to long-term warfarin (anticoagulant medication) therapy for stroke-risk reduction in people who have non-valvular AFib.

Mitral regurgitation treatments

If you are considered to be high- or prohibitive-risk for conventional valve repair or replacement surgery, we now offer you a catheter-based alternative.

Structural heart classes & events


 November 1 - November 30, 2022
 6:00 - 11:59pm
 HCA Florida North Florida Hospital - Online Class
This is a registration link to have an at-home Infant CPR and Infant Choking kit mailed to your home for at-home learning. This kit will include an instructional DVD as well as a mannequin to assist in proper technique. Please allow a minimum of...

 November 1 - November 30, 2022
 6:00 - 11:59pm
 HCA Florida North Florida Hospital - Online Class
This is a registration link to have an at-home Infant CPR and Infant Choking kit mailed to your home for at-home learning. This kit will include an instructional DVD as well as a mannequin to assist in proper technique. Please allow a minimum of...

 November 1 - November 30, 2022
 6:00 - 11:58pm
 HCA Florida Trinity Hospital - Online Class
Learn in your space, on your time. This eClass shares with you the transition into your new role as a parent, the baby's homecoming and basic infant care. Topics include feeding, bathing, infant behavior, signs of illness, car seat safety, safe...

Understanding Birth eClass 
 November 1 - November 30, 2022
 6:00 - 11:58pm
 HCA Florida Trinity Hospital - Online Class
Learn in your space, on your time. This eClass is designed to prepare you and your support person for the birth of your baby. Learn about the different stages of labor, medical procedures and types of birth.  When you register, please provide an...

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