These days, batteries can power just about anything — smartphones, cars, and even your heart. Thanks to left ventricular assist devices (LVADs), patients who are in end-stage heart failure experience an improved quality of life — whether the surgically implanted device is a bridge to transplant for those…
Advances in medicine have increased the number of breast cancer survivors. Now, physicians like Lisa Spiguel, M.D., are turning their attention toward what happens after beating cancer—aka, the rest of your life.
In a twist of fate, both mother and daughter underwent open-heart surgery. Now, they share a surgeon— and a story.
After night shifts in the ICU, Sean Devine is tired. This is not atypical. In fact, Sean and his family have grown to expect it. When he is on nights, the critical care pulmonologist arrives home weary in the early dawn. His wife, Liz, and their three daughters adjust…
“Dr. Larson was my guardian angel and go-to person,” Gabby said. “He was so good at helping my mom calm down."
When EMS arrived at the scene of Matthew “Matt” Benavidez’s motorcycle crash, authorities pronounced him dead.
In a new article published in the Journal of Cardiac Surgery, Thomas M. Beaver MD, MPH discusses transcatheter mitral valve‐in‐valve and valve‐in‐ring replacement feasibility, safety, and improvements.
As a housestaff representative on the quality and patient safety committee at UF Health, Anderson looked for a small-scale improvement that could be easily implemented but have far-reaching effects on the quality of care he provided to patients on a day-to-day basis.
Congratulations to our team for their efforts this month! Navigate below to read our publications from the month of July.
When it comes to complex pediatric cases, there’s rarely such thing as too many cooks in the kitchen. By its very nature, pediatric plastic surgery is collaborative. Craniofacial surgeons like Jessica Ching, M.D., regularly overlap with other disciplines in order to provide comprehensive care that addresses each aspect of the…