Physicians affiliated with the Aortic Center of Excellence at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center were the first in the world to perform robotic reconstructive aortic surgery, and are world leaders in the reconstruction of aortic aneurysms.
Their groundbreaking techniques have resulted in critical advancements in the repair of these ballooning blood vessels helping to prevent ruptures and significantly improving outcomes.
The Aortic Center of Excellence is one of the world's largest aortic surgical practices and as such is a major center for device development research.
The clinical research team has been a leader in the field of complex aortic surgery research, with over 200 peer-reviewed publications. The group has published in major subspecialty journals and general medical journals such as the Journal of Vascular Surgery, the Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet and Nature Genetics.
Research studies and clinical trials are underway to explore new treatment options for individuals with aortic aneurysms. Learn about current research studies related to this condition.
Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute is committed to providing cutting-edge cardiovascular care. We are paving the way in cardiovascular imaging, providing access to new technology, techniques and research. Learn more about how our aortic team is advancing health and personalizing care.
Aortic Conditions and Procedures
Our affiliated surgeons are leaders in innovation for aortic procedures, including complex valve sparing aortic replacement procedures.
Tara Johnson, a respiratory therapist with the pulmonary rehabilitation program at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, talked to HealthCentral where she discussed breathing exercises that are beneficial for patients with COPD.
A rare diagnosis. A stent lost in the mail. A fairy-tale ending.
HOUSTON (December 7, 2021)
Anne Accardo’s doctor, Gustavo Oderich, describes it as a Cinderella story. Like a glass slipper that could only fit one foot, Oderich — a vascular surgeon McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, UT Physicians and Memorial Hermann — designed a stent specifically for Accardo.
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