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Farewell, Dr. Cooley

The Texas Medical Center (TMC) gained significant traction in the medical community courtesy of two eminent cardiothoracic surgeons - Drs. DeBakey and Cooley. After DeBakey's passing over eight years ago, Dr. Cooley continued to serve as…

World Anesthesia Day!

Before the 1840s, the advancement of surgery was hampered by a lack of anatomical knowledge, poor aseptic techniques, and especially a lack of safe, reproducible anesthetic techniques. Beyond remedies like alcohol and opium, patients had…