Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

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

New iCT Scanner Is Patient-Friendly

Cardiovascular disease is the nation’s leading killer of adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As a...

December 6, 2013

Heart Valve Repair without Surgery Now FDA-Approved

Several clinical trials conducted, in part, at Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute, have lead to the U.S. Food and Drug...

October 31, 2013

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Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute was born in two windowless rooms tucked behind Baptist Hospital’s Emergency Center. It was the brainchild of interventional radiologist Barry...

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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a serious but preventable medical condition that often goes undiagnosed and can sometimes be fatal. Doctors at Baptist Health’s Miami...

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After surviving two life-threatening aortic dissections, Ted Dienst, M.D., knew he needed careful monitoring. He found that care at Boca Raton Regional Hospital with W....

Kids with Cancer, Now Survivors: Proton...

When Harry Silberberg, 22, graduates from Florida International University at the end of the school year, he’ll celebrate a milestone he wasn’t sure he’d reach....

Innovative Clinical Program at Miami Cardiac...

When it comes to risk factors for cardiovascular disease, Hulon Moorman ticked all the boxes. Family history? His mother had a host of cardiac conditions...

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U.S. Health Panel Urges Anxiety Disorder Screenings for Adults Under 65 For the first time, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), an influential panel...

Hispanics and Their Health: Understanding Higher...

As the nation marks Hispanic Heritage Month 2022, it’s vitally important to understand that Hispanic Americans are more likely to develop diabetes – a 66...

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With the start of flu season just round the corner (did last year’s flu season ever really end?) and COVID continuing to circulate here in...