Heart News

Timing, dosage of statins before heart surgery impacts survivalMar 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 heartFeb 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.
The heart attack risk factor you haven’t heard ofFeb 21, 2017
Heart specialists say lipoprotein(a) is a protein you might not have heard of, but it can be the strongest inherited risk factor for heart attack and stroke.
Personalized cardiovascular health needed for an aging populationFeb 13, 2017
Baylor researchers are using data  to pinpoint the best recommendations for prediction, treatment and prevention for the aging population.
Lo que Ud. necesita saber sobre la enfermedad de la válvula mitralFeb 8, 2017
El Dr. Joseph Lamelas ofrece sus perspectivas acerca de la enfermedad de la válvula mitral y su tratamiento.
What you need to know about mitral valve diseaseFeb 8, 2017
Dr. Joseph Lamelas gives some insight into mitral valve disease and its treatment.
Follow your heart… to the doctor’s officeFeb 6, 2017
Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine say while heart palpitations are common, they should not be ignored.
Matters of the HeartFeb 1, 2017
Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine have answers to some commonly asked questions to help jump starting your path to a healthy heart.
Pionero en cirugía de corazón mínimamente invasiva se une a Baylor College of Medicine y Baylor St. Luke’s Medical CenterJan 9, 2017
El Dr. Joseph Lamelas se ha incorporado como jefe asociado de cirugía cardíaca en la división de cirugía cardiotorácica y llevará a cabo cirugías en Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.
Pioneer in minimally invasive heart surgery joins Baylor College of Medicine and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical CenterJan 9, 2017
Dr. Joseph Lamelas has joined as associate chief of cardiac surgery in the division of cardiothoracic surgery and will conduct surgeries at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.