Heart & Vascular


Advances in Heart Valve Repair, Replacement at...

Everyone’s heart pumps with the vital help of four valves that direct blood in and out of each chamber. When the valves are diseased or...

February 9, 2022 / 4 min read


A Better Approach to Cardiac Bypass Surgery:...

Learning you need cardiac bypass surgery can be worrisome. Fortunately, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute offers a minimally invasive approach to this procedure, eliminating the...

February 8, 2022 / 4 min read


How Stress Hurts Your Heart Health —...

“Relax.” That is probably the last piece of advice you want to hear if you are stressed out. That single word can cause your blood...

February 3, 2022 / 4 min read


Higher Cardiac Risks: The Link Between Black...

Black History Month and American Heart Month both fall on February, and healthcare professionals say the connection between the two observances should not be ignored....

February 3, 2022 / 2 min read


Cath Lab Director and Marathoner: Hopefully, My...

It takes commitment, focus, discipline and well-tuned teamwork to run Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute‘s Cardiac Catheterization Lab (Cath Lab), where patients undergo minimally invasive...

February 2, 2022 / 4 min read


Miami Heart Study: Landmark Project Tracks Early...

The Miami Heart Study, or MiHeart, launched in 2015 by teams at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health, with the enrollment of...

February 1, 2022 / 4 min read


How Accessing Arteries has Evolved from Femoral...

The femoral artery — referring to the main blood vessel supplying blood to the lower body near the groin — had been the most common...

January 28, 2022 / 4 min read


How Much Exercise Will Offset 10 or...

Too much sitting, or as much as 10 hours a day of not moving around, can increase your risk of chronic disease, including high cholesterol,...

January 13, 2022 / 3 min read


Figuring Your Ideal Weight – And Why...

A BMI “body mass index” quickly configures a status number (18.5-24.9 considered “normal”) using your height and weight. But a healthy weight is not just...

December 29, 2021 / 4 min read


Runner, 67, has Bypass Surgery at Miami...

You have to be physically fit and free of health issues to complete 16 marathons (26.2 miles each) over eight years. That was the case...

November 2, 2021 / 5 min read