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Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the country, killing more than half a million people every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. UTHealth cardiologists are stepping up to the challenge by offering a wide range of clinical trials and innovative patient care including interventional procedures in the operating room, education about creating a healthy lifestyle and heart screenings for young athletes. Partnering with the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute and Harris Health System Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, UTHealth cardiologists bring the best of cutting-edge care to their patients.

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UTHealth leads study of device for minimally invasive repair of aortic aneurysms

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have enrolled the first patient in a phase 3, international trial of a minimally invasive device system to repair descending thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAA).

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Smalling receives Master Interventionalist designation from national cardiovascular society

Richard Smalling, M.D., Ph.D., has been named to the new class of Master Interventionalists of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), the professional medical society for adult and pediatric invasive/interventional cardiologists.

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26th annual Preventive Cardiology Forum set for Feb. 6 at UTHealth

“How to Control Cardiovascular Risk Factors to Improve Survival” will be the theme of the 26th annual Preventive Cardiology Forum of McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

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