Research continues to indicate that problems with the vascular system — the heart and blood vessels that supply blood to the brain — can contribute to the development of dementia.
As a kid, Joseph McGinn Jr., M.D., dreamed of becoming a rock star. “The problem is I don’t play an instrument and I can’t sing, so that wasn’t going to work for me,” he says.
We’re trying to change medicine — improve medicine — and improve the care of our patients, which requires innovation, state-of-the-art technology, collaboration and research.
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. Anthony Lee, M.D., the hospital’s chief of vascular surgery.
Of the estimated 350,000 coronary bypass surgeries performed nationally every year, most are still done as they were, more or less, since the 1970s.
Kevin Nicholas will discuss the move that Baptist Health and – in particular the Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute - took in starting to open cardiovascular ASCs. He’ll share considerations they had and their future plans for ASC care sites.
Addressing high blood pressure during and after pregnancy can significantly reduce maternal mortality rates and improve women's heart health even after child-bearing years, according to insights gained from a longitudinal study of pregnant women.
Baptist Health’s Miami Neuroscience Institute and Marcus Neuroscience Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida, have switched from using alteplase to tenecteplase as their first-line clot-busting treatment for patients with acute ischemic stroke.
Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., deputy medical director of MCVI, who is the senior author of the study, and Khurran Nasir, M.D., chief of Cardiovascular Prevention and Wellness Division of Houston Methodist Hospital, who is MiHeart’s principal investigator.
Sports cardiology is advancing quite rapidly, covering the specialized care of both professional and amateur athletes — and the very athletic person who is absolutely committed to running, cycling or other physically challenging and recurring activity.
Dr. Ramon Quesada, MD, FACP, FACC, FSCAI, Medical Director of Structural Heart and Complex Coronary Intervention at the Institute, implanted the Amulet in a man in his early 70’s with AFib.
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute | Baptist Health South Florida is fortunate to have one of the world's foremost experts in the minimally invasive coronary artery bypass graft (MICS CABG).
Nearly half of adults in the U.S., or about 108 million, have hypertension, or high blood pressure. An even more concerning fact: Only about 1 in 4 adults (24 percent) with hypertension have their condition under control.
“Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute has always been at the forefront of breakthroughs in cardiovascular care,” said Barry Katzen, M.D., founder and chief medical executive of the Institute. “This certification validates the excellence ...
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 and had to be reintubated numerous times due to respiratory failure, ...
A team at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute is the first in the state, and the first in the Atlantic Southeast, to perform a so-called LIVE (Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement), a minimally invasive procedure that “reshapes” the heart ...
Obstruction of the coronary artery, which supplies oxygen-rich blood to the entire heart muscle, is a rare but potentially deadly complication of a minimally invasive procedure to replace the aortic valve, one of four valves that regulate ...
The relatively new procedure, performed for the first time in Florida by a multidisciplinary team from Baptist Health’s Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute and Miami Cancer Institute, has put a 77-year-old, critically ill heart patient ...