Heart & Vascular


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


Preventing a Second Heart Attack

Heart attacks, or myocardial infarctions, occur when a blood clot or piece of plaque blocks one of the arteries that carries blood to the heart....

July 28, 2020 / 4 min read


Landmark MRI Technology Advances Cardiac Diagnoses, Patient...

Advances in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is helping patients feel more at ease, while their doctors are getting higher quality images to better diagnose critical...

June 30, 2020 / 3 min read


Image-Guiding Software Advances Heart Valve, Cath Lab...

An increasing number of patients at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute with structural heart disease can be treated with the latest trans-catheter (non-surgical) techniques, thanks in part...

June 24, 2020 / 2 min read


‘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