Surgery 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.
Seven attributes of the academic surgeon Mar 14, 2017
In an effort to guide future academic surgeons on the path to success, seven surgeons at Baylor outlined seven common attributes of the academic surgeon. 
Expert in lung transplantation joins BaylorMar 9, 2017
Dr. Gabriel Loor, a cardiac surgeon whose research focuses on maximizing donor organs for lung transplant recipients, has joined Baylor College of Medicine as director of lung transplantation.
Pitch count matters: know your limitsFeb 22, 2017
Throwing pitches year-round at an early age could cause pitchers to be the ones striking out in the long run.
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.
Getting smart about diabetic foot ulcersFeb 7, 2017
Researchers found that using smart insoles and smartwatch technology to alert patients of harmful plantar pressures helps people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
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.
New, smaller artificial heart implanted at Baylor St. Luke’s Dec 22, 2016
Doctors at CHI St. Luke’s Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center have successfully implanted a new, smaller version of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart for patient suffering from biventricular end-stage heart failure.