Tag: heart valve disease

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...

February 9, 2022

Rushed from Panama to Miami Cardiac &...

Gabriel Paolo, 75, a retired chemist who worked for years in pharmaceuticals, was still very active with side businesses and...

February 22, 2021

Floppy Valve Syndrome: How Advances in Structural...

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

February 2, 2021

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...

August 25, 2020

Mitral Valve Prolapse: How Serious Is It?

It’s the most common heart valve condition in the U.S., affecting around 8 million people: mitral valve prolapse.  It’s also...

August 18, 2020

‘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....

August 4, 2020

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...

June 24, 2020

Heart Valve Disease: Minimally Invasive Advances Helping...

When it operates normally, the heart is a remarkably efficient organ, with the vital help of four valves that directs...

February 24, 2020

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute’s Heart Valve...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, has been a leader for years in performing a...

October 21, 2019

FDA Approves Device for Heart Valve Replacement...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new device, the Lotus Edge, to better assist doctors when...

May 8, 2019

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