Heart & Vascular


Cardiac Patient After Minimally Invasive Procedures: ‘How...

Even with regular care, heart disease can get very complicated and worsen suddenly. That was the case with David Horovitz, who sought help at Miami...

October 7, 2020 / 4 min read


Pandemic-Related Stress Can Lead to Broken Heart...

The economic, physical and social stressors of the COVID-19 pandemic are causing an increase in stress-induced cardiomyopathy — also known as broken heart syndrome, report...

September 30, 2020 / 3 min read


Men, Don’t Put Off Your Checkups and...

By a significant margin, women are more attentive to their health, including the scheduling of routine annual exams and health screenings, according to surveys by...

September 29, 2020 / 4 min read


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


Q&A: Athletes and Heart Complications from COVID-19

Even as professional and college sports make their return, researchers are learning more about the post-recovery impact of COVID-19 on the body. Of the virus’...

September 14, 2020 / 5 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: Higher Risks Linked to Smoking/Vaping;...

Research: Those Who Vape or Smoke Cigarettes are at Higher Risk of COVID-19 Infection, Severe Illness A diagnosis of COVID-19 is up to seven times...

September 11, 2020 / 4 min read


Peripheral Artery Disease Can Be as Serious...

While most people understand that a narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries of the heart can lead to a heart attack, many do not...

September 2, 2020 / 4 min read


Cancer Patient Referred to Miami Cardiac &...

A team of specialists from Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute has performed a relatively new procedure on a 62-year-old breast cancer patient with metastatic disease...

August 25, 2020 / 3 min read


‘Structural Heart’ Treatment: Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair...

Removal from a ventilator was a milestone moment for a patient recovering from parainfluenza in Baptist Hospital’s intensive care unit. But when that patient regressed...

August 4, 2020 / 3 min read