December 2, 2020

Tenet: FDA approves new weight-loss option

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New FDA approves new weight-loss option – promises significant benefits to Caribbean patients who want to lose weight without surgical intervention. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new balloon device to treat obesity without the need for invasive surgery; which could provide significant benefits for many patients in the Caribbean struggling with […]

New approach to the treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation

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Patients with atrial fibrillation or AFib may benefit from a new procedure called the convergent approach for the treatment of atrial fibrillation. The minimally invasive procedure combines electrophysiology and cardiac surgery treatments to help restore normal heart rhythm for longtime suffers of AFib. Early clinical experience has shown that the convergent approach, conducted in a […]

A new edge in fighting cancer for Caribbean patients

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Radiosurgery treatments can be performed with precision and speed, often in just a few minutes per day In a promising development for cancer patients in the Caribbean region, North Shore Medical Center is the first hospital in Miami to install the Edge™ system for high-precision radiosurgery. This new technology gives patients a non-invasive alternative to […]