CT Surgery Fall 2017 CT Surgery Fall 2017

CT Surgery Fall 2017

In this issue, we celebrate the accomplishments of our growing department and provide updates on upcoming events, clinical trials, and research initiatives. We welcome Christopher Sciortino, MD, PhD, surgical director, UPMC Advanced Heart Failure Center and are excited to share his plans for the UPMC Heart Transplant Program. In addition, we share the expertise of Jose Pedro da Silva, MD, surgical director, Center for Valve Therapy, Heart Institute at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and his work in treating Ebstein’s anomaly in the pediatric patient. We are also pleased to highlight the ongoing collaboration between the Division of Lung Transplant/Lung Failure and the Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery to provide robotic-assisted surgery techniques to patients with gastroesophageal reflux. Lastly, we discuss the challenges associated with reoperative esophageal surgery and the work our experts are doing to meet and exceed these challenges.

Publish Date: 08/21/2017
Total Viewing Time: 30min

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