Surgery News

Review offers insight into treatment for urinary tract infectionsOct 21, 2014
Researchers find no confirmed benefit of cranberry products in preventing urinary tract infections.
Sugarbaker on board as new chief of general thoracic surgery at Baylor College of MedicineJul 14, 2014
Dr. David Sugarbaker will start seeing patients July 15 at the Baylor Clinic, and will conduct surgeries at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, part of CHI St. Luke’s Health.
Baylor announces 2014 Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Excellence in Research AwardsJul 2, 2014
The award, named in honor of the college’s first president and pioneering heart surgeon, was presented to the six recipients July 2.
Baylor expert breaks down potential soccer injuriesJun 30, 2014
Our expert addresses common soccer injuries and how to prevent them.
More research needed on patient misperceptions regarding heart procedures May 2, 2014
Study finds patients still have many misperceptions about life-saving heart procedures.
Dr. David Sugarbaker will lead comprehensive lung center at BaylorMar 20, 2014
Dr. David Sugarbaker, an internationally recognized leader in thoracic surgery and mesothelioma, will join the Baylor faculty this July and lead the new Lung Institute at Baylor College of Medicine.
Don’t let retirement slow you downMar 18, 2014
Baylor expert says being active in retirement is beneficial for emotional, mental and physical health.
Department of Surgery announces new leadershipOct 1, 2013
The legacy of the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine continues to grow as new department leadership appointments are announced.
Blood test on horizon to detect aortic aneurysm, dissectionSep 19, 2013
Baylor part of team that has developed a blood test to provide a faster and simpler way to diagnose and monitor deadly aortic aneurysms and dissections.
Controlling pancreatic cancer may depend on a molecular 'fulcrum'Sep 13, 2013
Baylor researchers reveal a treatment target that, when modulated in the lab setting, reduces tumors and makes them more susceptible to chemotherapy.