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.
Lumpectomy, lift good combination for breast cancer patients Oct 17, 2017 An effort between a surgical oncologist and plastic surgeon can provide an opportunity for women diagnosed with breast cancer to not only have the lump removed, but also get a breast lift at the same time.
New ECMO recommendations for lung transplant candidates Oct 16, 2017 Physicians reviewed available data and research to provide a perspective on the use of ECMO on patients on the lung transplantation list.
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.
Dr. Carlos Galvani named chief of metabolic, bariatric surgery Sep 12, 2017 Dr. Carlos Galvani, an expert in bariatric and robotic surgery, has joined the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine as chief of metabolic and bariatric surgery.
Device accurately identifies cancer in seconds during surgery Sep 6, 2017 A new handheld device rapidly and accurately identifies cancerous tissue during surgery, delivering results in about 10 seconds.
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.
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 Baylor Mar 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.