Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

‘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

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...

July 28, 2020

Life on the Frontline of the COVID-19...

The headlines and the numbers tell the story: the coronavirus is raging through South Florida, with thousands of new cases...

July 22, 2020

Bypassing Leg Pain: Innovative Procedure Keeps Blood...

When a simple walk down the block caused severe leg pain, a South Florida man turned to the experts at...

July 21, 2020

‘Hybrid’ Coronary Bypass Surgery: Back to Normal...

Each year in the United States, at least 240,000 coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgeries are performed, according to statistics published...

July 17, 2020

Less Invasive Cardiac Bypass Surgery Reduces Risk...

The thought of traditional cardiac bypass surgery literally makes Isaac Del Val shudder — he finds overwhelming the thought of...

June 29, 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

The Top Four Myths About Seeking ER...

Nobody wants to go the emergency room. But now, because of COVID-19, some people are afraid to go, thinking it...

June 22, 2020

Cardio-Oncology Helps Cancer Patients, Survivors Facing Heart...

The term “cardio-oncology” has grown in prominence as healthcare professionals team up to help cancer patients at higher risk of...

June 17, 2020

Cardiac Rehab in Full Swing Again: Heart-Strengthening...

When the threat of COVID-19 forced people to stay in their homes beginning in March, individuals who were enrolled in...

June 17, 2020

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Pause in High School Sports Puts...

When the coronavirus pandemic brought high school sports programs in South Florida to a grinding halt this spring, coaches and sports medicine specialists worried that...

BioSkills Lab Prepares Future Surgeons with...

Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, is training future surgeons in a real-world environment so that they are fully...

Keeping Up with Immunizations is More...

Whether it’s in person or online, it’s back-to-school time. Making sure children receive the required immunizations before the first bell rings has always been on...

Playing in Orlando ‘Bubble’: Team Physician...

The Miami HEAT kicked off its return last week within the so-called NBA Orlando “bubble,” where the pandemic-shortened 2019-2020 season is back underway. The NBA’s...

COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Updates Isolation Guidelines;...

CDC: Most No Longer Infectious With COVID-19 Ten Days After Symptom Onset Mounting evidence is indicating that most people remain infectious with COVID-19 for no...

Quarantine 15: What is it? Why...

“Quarantine 15” is the new “Freshman 15” — which referred to students starting in college who end up with unwanted, extra pounds. Similarly, Quarantine 15...

Helping Hands: Expert Care can Help...

Sketch pencil in her right hand, Laida Arcia Carro (pictured above) adds tiny details to complete her portrait of a strong Haitian woman. Ms. Carro...

‘Structural Heart’ Treatment: Transcatheter Mitral Valve...

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...

Innovation Allows Patients with COVID-19 to...

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...

COVID-19 Roundup: Largest Clinical Trial of...

Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Vaccine Candidate Underway; 30,000 Volunteers to Take Part The largest U.S. clinical trial to test a COVID-19 vaccine candidate has...