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People with Marfan Syndrome Benefit from Care at a Certified Center

Marfan syndrome, a rare disorder caused by a mutation in the fibrillin-1 gene, results in an excess of transforming growth factor beta. The increase typically results in overgrowth of the long bones, and the heart, blood vessels, joints and eyes are also often affected. Without accurate early diagnosis and treatment,…

Al Benefits From UF Health Urology, Cardiology Tag Team

Al Johnson has lived in Georgia for most of his life. After owning a successful auto repair shop in the area for 20 years, he had to retire his business right next door due to his unexpected health issues. This was crushing to him after building a business he truly…

UF Health Ramps Up Lung ICU

Lung patients in the region may soon be able to breathe easier, literally. University of Florida Health is ramping up its new thoracic and vascular intensive care unit, which surgeons say will benefit lung transplant and other pulmonary patients.

High-Tech Hospitals

At the heart of UF Health’s two new hospitals are their ORs – surgical suites packed with the latest technology.  …