May 3, 2019

AATS – 99th Annual Meeting

Several members of the Department or Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery will be heading to Toronto for the 99th Annual AATS meeting this weekend.  Below you will find a list of the presentations, posters, and participation efforts that will be included…

April 29, 2019

2019 Houston Aortic Symposium Photos

Photos are up from the 2019 Houston Aortic Symposium.  You can view more photos and highlights from the March three day symposium through the following link:  

April 5, 2019

Cristina Sola, RN receives the 2019 President’s Award for Leadership

We are proud to announce that Cristina Sola, RN, has been selected as the recipient of the President’s Award for Leadership, inspired by the late Michael Jimenez. Cristina is the clinical vascular nurse at our TMC location and was nominated…

March 15, 2019

HAS 2019 – A Success!

March 2019 witnessed the conclusion of another successful Houston Aortic Symposium (HAS).  As the twelfth in the series, HAS 2019 marked the symposium’s most attended event to date, and generated buzz throughout the Texas Medical Center (TMC), the largest medical…

November 19, 2018

Successful Patient Implant of Endovascular Stent Graft for the Ascending Aorta

Via Vascular News Leaders in heart and vascular surgery, UT Health Science Center Houston Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery team, Anthony Estrera MD, FACS, and Bruce Tjaden Jr. MD, in collaboration with W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore),…

September 26, 2018

Cory’s story:  from heart failure to life-saving advanced, innovative procedure

Cory Welch appreciates his second chance at life. “I look at life differently, now,” he says, “and I am reminded it is a tremendous gift.” At age 41, Cory’s symptoms began July 4 when his legs and feet started swelling…

April 24, 2018

UT McGovern Medical School Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Prepare for Back-to-Back Meetings for AATS

The Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at the University of Texas, McGovern Medical School are currently preparing for not one, but two exciting seminar and conferences happening in late this month of April, 2018 hosted by the American Association…