Heart & Vascular


‘Cardiogenic Shock Team’ Provides Urgent Screening, Treatment...

The Cardiogenic Shock Team at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute and Baptist Hospital is ready around-the-clock to assist with the immediate evaluation and management of...

June 12, 2020 / 3 min read


Rule Out DVT: Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

Deep vein thrombosis, better known as DVT, refers to a blood clot that forms in a deep vein. These blood clots are most common in...

June 2, 2020 / 3 min read


Monitoring, Treating High Blood Pressure in the...

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is very common across the U.S., with an estimated one out of every two or three adults suffering from this...

June 1, 2020 / 3 min read


Roundup: COVID-19 on Surfaces — CDC Clarifies;...

CDC Clarifies Advice on Cleaning, Disinfecting Surfaces to Prevent COVID-19 Spread The primary mode of COVID-19 spread is through respiratory droplets from an infected person...

May 29, 2020 / 3 min read


Heart Valve Procedures in a COVID-19 World:...

At the height of the COVID-19 shutdown, a frail, 93-year-old man needed a complex aortic valve replacement to survive. Physicians at Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

May 26, 2020 / 3 min read


Prescribed, Pure Omega-3 Fish Oil to Help...

Prescribing high doses of purified EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oil, can prevent heart attacks and strokes in some at-risk patients, according...

May 18, 2020 / 3 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Forms Public-Private Team to...

CDC Launches ‘Genomics’ Group to Share COVID-19 Sequencing Data Nationwide The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a consortium of public...

May 8, 2020 / 3 min read


Shortness of Breath: Understanding This Vital COVID-19...

While the majority of people infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) — about 80 percent — suffer mainly mild symptoms, others require medical attention. And most...

April 20, 2020 / 3 min read


When COVID-19 Attacks the Heart, Even Without...

The coronavirus known as COVID-19 can damage the lungs and produce pneumonia that can be deadly. But as many as an estimated 20 percent of...

April 17, 2020 / 3 min read