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After his four-vessel coronary artery bypass, Burnett Langley discovered that his surgeon, Steven Eisenberg, MD, had performed the same procedure on his mother, Monnie, exactly one decade earlier. (Photo courtesy of Burnett Langley)

Mother and son receive the same lifesaving procedure by the same surgeon

In an odd twist of fate, 57-year-old Burnett Langley discovered after his four-vessel coronary artery bypass that his surgeon, Steven Eisenberg, MD, performed the same procedure on his mother, Monnie, exactly 10 years earlier.

Alejandra Gaehd, who has long suffered from tonic-clonic seizures, has been able to return to a normal life following a minimally invasive procedure performed by UTHealth neurosurgeon Nitin Tandon, MD. (Photo courtesy of Alejandra Gaehd)

Successful neurosurgery treats tonic-clonic seizures

Mexico City resident Alejandra Gaehd was 19 years old and asleep when she had her first tonic-clonic seizure.

Health care experts propose policies to encourage shared responsibility between electronic health record developers and users

Health care experts propose policies to encourage shared responsibility between electronic health record developers and users

Developers of electronic health records (EHR) should create or modify their products to ensure that health care organizations can meet safety recommendations of the Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience (SAFER) Guides, according to researchers with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Baylor College of Medicine.

Oderich and members of the UTHealth Houston Cardiovascular Team

Study shows decreased mortality for patients with complex aortic aneurysms treated by fenestrated-branched endovascular aortic repair

A recent study revealed that endovascular repair of complex aortic aneurysms using fenestrated and branched endografts provides a safe and effective alternative to open surgical repair, with the lowest ever reported mortality rate in this patient population, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) and Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Aortic Center.






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