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Kiki Bochi

Case Study: Backup Plan Helps Save A...

The situation appeared dire for a 67-year-old patient whose heart was so weak it could not pump enough blood to sustain his body. He was...

September 24, 2020 / 4 min read

Ready for In-Person School? 12 Safety Tips...

While most people yearn for a return to a pre-pandemic “normal,” are you ready to send your child back to in-person school? For many families,...

September 21, 2020 / 5 min read

Cardiac and Kidney Health: Innovative Approach to...

Michael Soltis, a retired executive, had been experiencing difficulties with his kidneys for several years when doctors diagnosed him with heart disease. The conditions may...

September 4, 2020 / 3 min read

Paving the Road to Recovery During COVID-19:...

Since elective surgeries have resumed, more patients are seeking help at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute for a wide range of conditions, from peripheral artery...

August 19, 2020 / 4 min read

Keeping Hydrated in Summer is Easier Than...

Pools of clear water seem to call to us when temperatures rise. It’s hard to resist the impulse — the need — to dive in...

August 13, 2020 / 3 min read

Wondering If You Can Get a Mammogram?...

The pandemic has forced most of us to stay home, change our habits and, in many cases, torpedo our plans. But one activity you should...

July 23, 2020 / 3 min read

Solving a Painful Mystery Gets Family Back...

When sisters Gabriella and Veronica Roque joke around and tease each other playfully, it’s like music to the ears of their mom, Natalie. Their world...

July 22, 2020 / 4 min read

Less Invasive Cardiac Bypass Surgery Reduces Risk...

The thought of traditional cardiac bypass surgery literally makes Isaac Del Val shudder — he finds overwhelming the thought of a surgeon cutting open a...

June 29, 2020 / 5 min read

Don’t Delay Your Heart Surgery in COVID-19...

As much as most people wish it were true, heart disease doesn’t just disappear. Ignoring symptoms, avoiding the doctor or delaying treatment can have dire...

June 10, 2020 / 3 min read

Hip Replacement Surgery Keeps Dance Pioneer Moving

Movement has been a constant in Karen Peterson’s life. Ever since she took her first dance class as a young girl, she has been enthralled...

October 14, 2019 / 3 min read