Healthcare Advances


Fighting Pancreatic Cancer With ‘Intra-arterial Chemotherapy’ Via...

Challenging to diagnose and difficult to treat, pancreatic cancer is projected to become the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths this year. The 5-year survival rate...

September 22, 2020 / 4 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


Minimally Invasive Innovative Technology Offers Hope for...

A new and sophisticated twist on the technology that brings us images of a fetus in utero will soon be used by physicians at Miami...

August 26, 2020 / 2 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


Innovation Allows Patients with COVID-19 to Be...

As the volume of patients with COVID-19 continues to challenge healthcare organizations, Baptist Health South Florida is turning to an innovative solution to keep patients...

August 3, 2020 / 2 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


Cervical Spine Surgery: She Thought It was...

Cheerleading, volleyball, and sky-diving. These are some of the things Prisciliana Berrios De La Vega enjoyed when she was in college. The active lifestyle also...

June 4, 2020 / 4 min read


Defeating Cancer: Immunotherapy Advances on Promising Path...

Over the last few years, immunotherapy (see infographic below) has evolved into a very promising new frontier for fighting some types of cancers, sometimes reprogramming...

June 2, 2020 / 4 min read