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Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

About Us: Resources

As part of Houston Methodist, the DeBakey Institute for Cardiovascular Education and Training has access to considerable resources, including Houston Methodist Research Institute and the Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation & Education.

Med Presence Suite, MITIE Simbionix Simulator, ANGIO Mentor Endovascular Simulator Workstation

Briefing and debriefing classrooms

Small auditorium
5
Large auditorium
1
Med presence room
1
Image Stream Medical AV integration
1

Surgical Training Models

Basic cardiovascular training models
 
Aortic repair
2
Carotid endarterectomy
2
Fem pop bypass
2
Chamberlain beating heart (CABG)
2
Advanced cardiovascular training models
 
Vascular International Med Connect interventional towers
2
Vascular International Med Connect operative simulator platform
4
Configurable multistation surgical
15
Open heart simulator
2

Robotic Systems

Hansen robot
1
Intuitive robots
3

Imaging Equipment

Fixed Siemens imaging suite
1
Portable C arms (Philips)
2
GE four-slice CT scanner
1

Simulation Facilities

iStan mannequin trainer
1
ICU simulation environment
1
TEE simulator
1
Simbionix endovascular simulator, angio mentor
1
Simbionix endovascular simulator, portable Angio express
1

Miscellaneous Partial Task Trainers

Ultrasound-guided line insertion
5
PICC line placement
5
Intubation models (bronchoscopy)
4