Items Tagged ‘anesthesiologists’

August 23, 2018

My Success Story with Surgeon Dr. Livhits

By Pon Pon

I had a pheochromocytoma tumor removed from my adrenal gland. The doctors and staff were very knowledgeable and skilled in their particular field and asked me a lot of questions about my particular situation. They also followed up and prepared me really well for the surgery, including the anesthesiologists and other staff members who were […]

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Tags: anesthesiologists, blood pressure, Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrinology, glucose levels, patient stories, Pheochromocytoma, pheochromocytoma tumor, surgery, UCLA Endocrine Center


September 20, 2017

When You’re in Good Hands

By Saul Saul

From the very beginning, Dr. Yeh made me feel very comfortable and took the time to walk me through everything, ensuring that I had a firm grasp on my diagnosis as well as the next steps of treatment. I had my daughter and wife with me for my first visit and was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism […]

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Tags: anesthesiologists, cancer, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, Endocrine Center, endocrinology, hyperthyroidism, nurses, patient stories, surgery, thyroid cancer


Airway tubes can be vital. Maybe we can secure them more effectively

April 28, 2016

Airway tubes can be vital. Maybe we can secure them more effectively

By Phil Hampton Phil Hampton

Modern medicine demands a constant quest for more efficient and safer ways to deliver care. An endotracheal tube – a device inserted into a patient’s mouth and guided into the windpipe to maintain an open airway and when patients cannot breathe on their own – is typically kept in place with tape wrapped around it […]

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Tags: anesthesiologists, Dr. Nir Hoftman, endotracheal tube, operation room, surgery