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UF Health Shands implants first LVAD device of its kind in the Southeast

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…

Devine intervention: Stars align for pulmonologist’s lung transplant

  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…

The ride of his life

When EMS arrived at the scene of Matthew “Matt” Benavidez’s motorcycle crash, authorities pronounced him dead.

Research Roundup: July 2021

Congratulations to our team for their efforts this month! Navigate below to read our publications from the month of July.