January 25th, 2018

The Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at the McGovern Medical School recently participated in the 42nd Annual Southern Association for Vascular Surgery Meeting that was held last weekend, January 17th – 20th in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Here, our UT research team presented on the following projects they had been working on throughout 2017 including:

Predictors of Outcome in Infrainguinal Bypass for Trauma by Drs. Hunter M Ray, Harleen K Sandhu, Charles C Miller, Edmundo Dipasupil, Rana O Afifi, Ali Azizzadeh, and Kristofer Charlton-Ouw

TEVAR for Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm with Double Aortic Arch
Bruce Tjaden, Jr., Maria Codreanu, Ali Azizzadeh

UT CV Department’s Adjunct professor, Dr. Ali Azizzadeh was selected to lead two discussions during the meeting’s third day of breakout sessions.

The SAVS was established to promote the art and science of vascular surgery and to further education in the comprehensive care of vascular disease, including disorders of the arteries, veins, lymphatics and microcirculation exclusive of the heart and brain.” – SAVS Mission Statement

You can read more about SAVS and the annual meeting by visiting their website here.

-Caliann Ferguson, UT Physicians