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Department of Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery Healthcare

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Physicians in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery take a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary approach to the treatment of heart disease by offering the following procedures and treatments. For more information, please visit our healthcare pages.

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Find Out About a Surgical Treatment for Excessive Sweating

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Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy for Hyperhidrosis - To surgically treat sweaty palms or underarms, a small part of the sympathetic nerve responsible for excessive sweating is removed.

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Getting to the Heart of Marfan Syndrome

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Some doctors might see a patient with Marfan syndrome once or twice a year. But Dr. Joseph Coselli, professor of surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and chief of adult cardiac surgery at the Texas Heart Institute, sees on average one or more a week.