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2019 Quality Hero Awards

Published: Apr 5th, 2019

At the 2019 Heroes Recognition Dinner for Patient Safety and Quality Week, faculty, residents and staff were recognized for their attention to creating a safe and clean environment. UF Department […]

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UF Health performed Florida-record 70 lung transplants in 2018, maintaining excellent patient outcomes

Published: Mar 6th, 2019

UF Health’s stature as one of the nation’s leading lung transplant centers continued to grow in 2018 as its surgeons and supporting personnel performed a Florida-record 70 transplants, surpassing the […]

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Procedure introduced by UF Health is shown to be durable and effective in Marfan syndrome patients with aortic root aneurysm

Published: Mar 4th, 2019

UF Health has been using the Florida Sleeve procedure and recently published encouraging short- and mid-term results from a cohort of patients with this problem.


UF Health cardiologists show that socioeconomics do not influence clinical outcomes after VAD

Published: Mar 1st, 2019

Survival, 30-day readmission, complications of device support and prolonged implant length of stay, or LOS, were among the outcomes unaffected by SES.

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UF Health is a leader in Cardiovascular Care

Published: Feb 27th, 2019

University of Florida Health physicians are involved in leading-edge clinical care and research that are moving forward the boundaries of cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis and care.

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UF Health team successfully performed transcarotid endovascular repair of an ascending aorta pseudoaneurysm

Published: Feb 25th, 2019

A review of endovascular repair of an ascending aorta pseudoaneurysm in a patient with contraindications to traditional approaches.

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UF Health surgeon offers improved survival with repair of aortic arch disease

Published: Feb 22nd, 2019

A study led by cardiothoracic surgeons at the University of Florida College of Medicine has shown that, when compared with two-stage repair of the aortic arch, the frozen elephant trunk procedure, […]

Genetic Counselor Joins UF Health Aortic Disease Center

Genetic Counselor Joins UF Health Aortic Disease Center

Published: Oct 25th, 2018

The UF Department of Surgery welcomes Jill Hendrickson as the UF Health Aortic Disease Center’s genetic counselor. She will work alongside Dr. Tomas Martin, director of the Center, and help create […]

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Nikia’s Second Chance

Published: Sep 14th, 2018

Read the incredible story of the heroic efforts by numerous University of Florida Health teams who saved Nikia, a girl with injuries so severe, the medical experts said, “She shouldn’t […]


Pediatric and adult ECMO program earns international award

Published: Aug 7th, 2018

UF Health teams who operate unique machines that help keep patients alive at their most vulnerable moments have been honored with an international award for excellence.