Tag: vascular disease

Your Lungs Aren’t the Only Thing at...

Although our respiratory system may be the primary target of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, there is growing consensus within...

July 8, 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

What is Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI)?

Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is an advanced form of peripheral artery disease that causes pain, ulcers or gangrene in the...

February 28, 2019

Do Varicose Veins Put You at Higher...

Varicose veins can be embarrassing to many people, but does this common condition signal a serious health issue? A new...

March 20, 2018

Walking Past Peripheral Artery Disease – PAD...

Miami resident Michael Greenman talks about being treated for peripheral artery disease, or PAD, at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute.

October 19, 2017

3D Printing Helps Improve Patients’ Cardiac and...

When Mel Dick, age 80, had a minimally invasive procedure to treat an aneurysm in his left leg earlier this...

November 28, 2016

The Link Between Heart and Vascular Diseases:...

An unobstructed flow of nutrient-rich blood is necessary for preventing both heart and vascular diseases, and it is the vital...

February 22, 2013

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