Health News: Milestones at JFK, Delray

12127373300?profile=RESIZE_710xThe staff at JCA Florida JFK Hospital recently celebrated the completion of the 2,000th transcatheter aortic valve replacement at the hospital. Photo provided

In May, HCA Florida JFK Hospital completed its 2,000th transcatheter aortic valve replacement, which treats severe aortic stenosis — a narrowing of the aortic valve opening, obstructing the blood flow from the heart to the rest of the body. This less invasive procedure allows patients to recover quickly with an average hospital stay of one to two days.
For more information, visit www.hcafloridahealthcare.com/locations/jfk-hospital/specialties/cardiology/heart-and-vascular-surgery.  

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Delray Medical Center announced a procedural suite expansion on its first-floor surgical tower. With investment of about $13 million, the project covers three operating rooms, private prep and recovery rooms, an advanced endoscopy suite, a designated post-anesthesia care unit, and the introduction of a third CT scanner.

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Caron Treatment Centers offers a new stand-alone mental health program at its Beacon Square offices, 7789 NW Beacon Square Blvd., Boca Raton. This program aims to help individuals who can live independently but require personalized attention with 24/7 support as they take part in a therapeutic program that addresses their mental, spiritual and physical health.
 

For more information, visit caron.org or call 866-990-2340. 

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