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 previous mark of 58 by Tampa General Hospital in 2010, figures by the federal Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network show.
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.
Survival, 30-day readmission, complications of device support and prolonged implant length of stay, or LOS, were among the outcomes unaffected by SES.
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.
A review of endovascular repair of an ascending aorta pseudoaneurysm in a patient with contraindications to traditional approaches.
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, or single-stage hybrid aortic arch replacement, was associated with comparable risks of 30-day mortality and postoperative adverse events, such…
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 a Marfan clinic, as well as explore the genetics of aortic disease. Jill joins the Department from UF Health…
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 be alive.”…
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.
Lung patients in the region may soon be able to breathe easier, literally. University of Florida Health is ramping up its new thoracic and vascular intensive care unit, which surgeons say will benefit lung transplant and other pulmonary patients.