Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Men’s Heart Health: Facts About COVID-19, Getting...

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, women tended to be more attentive to their health than men, including recognizing symptoms that need medical attention...

June 15, 2020

Baptist Health Doctors Co-Develop Azurion with FlexArm...

Known worldwide as an innovative leader in cardiovascular procedures and technology, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute recently unveiled Azurion with...

June 14, 2020

‘Cardiogenic Shock Team’ Provides Urgent Screening, Treatment...

The Cardiogenic Shock Team at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute and Baptist Hospital is ready around-the-clock to assist with the...

June 12, 2020

“Lucky” Accident Saves Woman from Stroke

Sometimes, even a terrible fall can be a blessing in disguise. Such was the case with Annabell Sanabria of Kendall....

June 11, 2020

Don’t Delay Your Heart Surgery in COVID-19...

As much as most people wish it were true, heart disease doesn’t just disappear. Ignoring symptoms, avoiding the doctor or...

June 10, 2020

Hardening of the Arteries: Atherosclerosis can Develop...

Atherosclerosis — more commonly known as ‘hardening of the arteries’ — is a slow, progressive disease that can start in...

June 9, 2020

Rule Out DVT: Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

Deep vein thrombosis, better known as DVT, refers to a blood clot that forms in a deep vein. These blood...

June 2, 2020

Heart Valve Procedures in a COVID-19 World:...

At the height of the COVID-19 shutdown, a frail, 93-year-old man needed a complex aortic valve replacement to survive. Physicians...

May 26, 2020

Quarantine Drinking: Experts Warn Against Too Many...

With drinks like the Quarantini, many people are toasting to their colleagues and friends and de-stressing from everything COVID-19 through...

May 20, 2020

Prescribed, Pure Omega-3 Fish Oil to Help...

Prescribing high doses of purified EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oil, can prevent heart attacks and strokes...

May 18, 2020

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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...

Getting Hurricane-Ready with Healthy Food Supplies

From June through November, it is hurricane season in South Florida.  Every year, the season seems more and more active – potentially causing widespread damage,...

Baptist Health South Florida Most Awarded...

The annual U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals issue is highly anticipated by healthcare consumers. In the 2020-2021 edition, Baptist Health South Florida is...

Migraines are Often Debilitating, But New...

A migraine isn’t just a garden-variety headache. This neurological condition is the third most prevalent illness in the world. Affecting one in 10 Americans, migraines...

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 carries blood to the heart....

Hope Tower: A Safe New Space...

When it came to naming the newest facility at Baptist Hospital, the choice seemed obvious: Hope Tower. The recently opened building adjacent to Miami Cancer...