Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

New Screening Guidelines for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Actor George C. Scott, French General Charles de Gaulle and physicist Albert Einstein – each renowned in his respective field...

October 7, 2014

Leg Pain May Signal Vascular Disease

Atherosclerosis, plaque, hardening of the arteries, bypass surgery – people recognize these terms because they are usually part of a...

September 29, 2014

Treating Varicose Veins

Good news! You don’t have to live with varicose veins if they bother you. There are several treatment options that...

July 16, 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

FMD: Another Type of Blocked Artery

Fibromuscular Dysplasia is a disease that is characterized by abnormal cell development in the walls of different arteries. As a...

April 28, 2014

More Treatments for Fibroids

Although women of any age can experience fibroids, they become more common as women get older, especially from their 30s...

April 24, 2014

New Ways to Mend Broken Hearts

Every February, hearts get all their glory. Valentine’s Day and American Heart Month focus our attention on both the symbolic...

February 24, 2014

Women: Hypertension’s Dangerous Gender Bias

Pat Chehab, 68, speaks from the heart when she talks about cardiovascular disease.  And she uses her personal medical history...

February 17, 2014

New Guidelines for Heart Disease, Stroke Prevention

The nation's leading experts on cardiovascular health have adopted new guidelines for preventing heart disease and stroke. They are now...

February 4, 2014

A Dangerous Dose of Energy?

It’s the time of year when getting fit tops many resolution lists.  But reaching for that energy drink to get...

January 6, 2014

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