Cardiogenic Shock and Percutaneous Mechanical Circulatory Support Program

ACTAT in clinic: Photo provided by Caliann FergusonCardiogenic shock is a life-threatening state with a greater than 50 percent mortality rate even with aggressive treatment. The Cardiogenic Shock and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth is a national leader in cardiogenic shock stabilization and management. Our multidisciplinary team of experts provide comprehensive, evidence-based, high-quality care for patients with all presentations of cardiogenic shock. ACTAT is the only center in Texas distinguished by the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) as a Platinum Level Center of Excellence. Our experts can provide care to stabilize your patients at your institution before transfer to our dedicated shock and mechanical circulatory support units at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.