Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute: Committed to...

Since its debut in 1989, the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET) has been bringing together hundreds of interventional radiologists,...

January 24, 2020

Meet Ken Davis: A ‘Walking-Talking Miracle’ After...

An estimated 90 percent of people who suffer an aortic dissection die on the spot. That sobering statistic is why...

January 20, 2020

New Procedure at Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

Obstruction of the coronary artery, which supplies oxygen-rich blood to the entire heart muscle, is a rare but potentially deadly...

December 19, 2019

Holiday Heart Attacks: What You Need to...

The number of heart-related deaths in the U.S. increases by 5 percent during the December and New Year holidays. With...

December 10, 2019

Rare Brain Condition Brings Antigua Man to...

Few people know what an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is. Robert Hall certainly didn’t –until he suffered a brain seizure on...

December 9, 2019

‘Stents vs. Drugs’ Debate: Shared Decision-Making for...

Recent headlines across the nation have referred to a major new study that compared procedures to unclog blocked arteries using...

December 5, 2019

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

World Heart Day: Promoting Healthier Lifestyles Year-Round

Nearly half of American adults are living with some form of cardiovascular disease, the American Heart Association (AHA) said in...

September 26, 2019

New Carotid Artery Procedure Lowers Stroke Risk

The carotid arteries are vital blood vessels in the neck that supply blood to the brain. With stenosis (narrowing) from...

September 17, 2019

Peripheral Artery Disease -PAD: Risk Factors, Symptoms...

About 18 million people in the United States have PAD, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

September 5, 2019

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Bump on Shoulder Leads to Surprise...

It was 2016 and Humberto de Lara and his family were looking forward to celebrating the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday at their home in Pinecrest. While...

Fighting Pancreatic Cancer With ‘Intra-arterial Chemotherapy’...

Challenging to diagnose and difficult to treat, pancreatic cancer is projected to become the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths this year. The 5-year survival rate...

Back on the Slopes After Knee...

Nick Chavez describes himself as “extreme.” The 35-year-old Coconut Grove sales professional seeks the adventure that comes with hiking, whitewater rafting, jumping off cliffs and...

Ready for In-Person School? 12 Safety...

While most people yearn for a return to a pre-pandemic “normal,” are you ready to send your child back to in-person school? For many families,...

Miles for Margot: Teen Undergoing Cancer...

When Margot Palma’s family and friends cross the finish line of the virtual ZooRun5k on October 10, it will mean more than collecting another medal....

COVID-19 Roundup: Risks Linked to Dining...

Adults Who Tested Positive Twice as Likely to Have Dined at a Restaurant, CDC Study Says Dining at a restaurant, even with social distancing and...

Uterine Fibroids: Campaign to Grow Awareness...

A bill making its way through Congress aims to create awareness of and fund research on uterine fibroids, non-cancerous tumors that grow on or in...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Chicken with Sauteed...

What are you serving for Rosh Hashanah? During the holidays, eating apples with honey is a Rosh Hashanah tradition the ancient Jews believed had healing...

Don’t Overlook These Symptoms of Ovarian...

For years, ovarian cancer was known as a “silent” disease with few obvious symptoms. But years of research has shown that there are four key...

A Side Effect of Working from...

The prolonged, six-month phase of working from home since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on the backs and necks of...