Tag: aneurysms

Defying the Odds: He Survives Twice-Ruptured Brain...

A network engineer and father, Javier Quintana, 53, was very active and physically fit, playing tennis regularly and weight training...

July 9, 2019

First in S. Florida: New ‘WEB’ Device...

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June 18, 2019

Stent-Like ‘Flow Diverter’ is Saving Patients with...

Yadira Erriguible, 66, recalls suddenly losing something most people take for granted. “I lost my sense of taste and smell,”...

January 23, 2019

3-D Technology: Boosting Patient Understanding

Barry Katzen, M.D., founder and chief medical executive of Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, believes all patients should have a...

June 27, 2017

Surviving Brain Aneurysms With Advanced Care

Brain aneurysms — bulges in the walls of blood vessels — are like ticking time bombs in your head. While not...

June 1, 2017

Brain Aneurysms: Most Are Found ‘Incidentally’

"Most patients are lucky to have the aneurysms incidentally found through a CT scan or MRI after complaining of migraines,...

October 18, 2016

Cancer & Aspirin Study, Smart Tips for...

A daily dose of aspirin — for at least five years — can cut the risk of developing or dying...

August 8, 2014

Flow Diverter: A New Approach to Aneurysms

A new device known as a "flow diverter" is being used by doctors at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute to...

May 20, 2014

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