Dr. Lamelas offers minimally invasive ascending aorta surgery Nov 30, 2017 Dr. Joseph Lamelas, professor and associate chief of cardiac surgery in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, offers minimally invasive procedure to replace ascending aorta.
Ciprofloxacin increases risk of tears, rupture in mouse aortas Nov 14, 2017 A team of researchers has found that a widely prescribed antibiotic increases the risk of tears and rupture on the main artery of the body, the aorta, in a mouse model of human aortic aneurysms and dissections.
Experts offer tips to get you prepped for the World Series Oct 26, 2017 Health tips from our experts to help you prepare for the World Series, whether you are watching the game from the stands or from the comfort of your own home.
Study shows low mortality, stroke risks for minimally invasive aortic valve replacements Oct 4, 2017 An analysis of more than 1,000 minimally invasive aortic valve replacements over a five-and-a-half year period showed low stroke rates and high survival rates within 30 days of surgery.
Scientists reverse advanced heart failure in an animal model Oct 4, 2017 Researchers were able to reverse severe heart failure by silencing the activity of Hippo, a signaling pathway that can prevent the regeneration of heart muscle.
Baylor joins esteemed Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network Sep 27, 2017 Baylor College of Medicine has been selected as a site for the Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network, joining an elite group of top clinical sites conducting seminal work in the field of cardiac surgery.
Study looks at lowering untreatable heart attack risk factor Jun 29, 2017 Dr. Christi Ballantyne explains a study that evaluates a possible treatment to reduce the strongest inherited risk factor for heart attack and stroke.
New insight into why the heart does not repair itself Jun 5, 2017 Researchers have discovered a previously unknown connection between processes that keep the heart from repairing itself.
Timing, dosage of statins before heart surgery impacts survival Mar 16, 2017 Researchers found that those who continued taking their cholesterol-lowering medication prior to coronary artery bypass grafting surgery had better survival rates than those who stopped.
Exercise and the heart Feb 28, 2017 Dr. Ihab Hamzeh has answers to some common questions to get you started on the right foot when it comes to improving heart health.