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“The cardiac department is such a close team. I enjoy coming to work because we have such camaraderie,” says Nancy Fukumoto, a cardiology operating room nurse at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center who went to nursing school at UCLA and has stayed a [...]
By uclahealth • February 16, 2017
A person is more likely to have a heart attack on Monday morning than on any other day/time of the week. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.  
By uclahealth • February 4, 2017
"A doctor told my mother that she had 6 months to one year to live, and my daughter and I decided that we weren’t going to accept that,” says Darleen Mosher, pictured right, regarding her mother’s aortic stenosis. Alta Mauer Claassen, pictured left, needed a valve replacement, as her aortic [...]
By uclahealth • February 3, 2017
More than 6 million Americans live with heart failure. Including Queen Latifah’s mother. That’s why the [...]
By Amy Albin • October 24, 2016
Hi Everyone, We did it! Tomorrow is Cash's first birthday! All of you are on my mind and I just wanted to tell you how thankful for each and every person that has taken part in Cash's heart journey. It is because of all of you and your dedication [...]
By rainahurn • July 22, 2016
I CAME TO UCLA WITH AN AORTA THAT WAS ALMOST READY TO RUPTURE....I WAS SEEN BY DR. WESLEY MOORE AND HE DID A VERY EXTENSIVE SURGERY ON ME TO REPAIR MY PROBLEM. HE IS A MIRACLE WORKER AND HIS STAFF ALSO ARE THE BEST... I WAS IN THE [...]
By ballenabill • March 3, 2016
She has a Heart Full of Happiness. Shania needs a second heart transplant. We're waiting, and she is here long-term until she receives one," says Rosanna, mom to 8-year-old Shania. Shania received her first heart transplant in May 2007, then developed coronary artery disease seven years later. The team at [...]
By uclahealth • June 30, 2015

“How do you say thank you for giving your baby life?” Nicole still wonders. In addition to the gratitude she feels towards Dravyn’s transplant team, Nicole has as special place in her heart for the family of the donor.

By uclahealth • March 19, 2015
Jay Yim, 21, had worked on improving his fitness since age 15. In preparation for this year's Los Angeles Marathon on March 21, the University of Southern California pre-med student had been training with a marathon club and regularly did 10-mile runs on his own. The day before the race, he had a carbo-loading dinner with his club members...
By • November 14, 2013
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdrwsxTVT6E   Todd Dunlap, 62, arrived at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center's emergency room on Aug. 8 suffering from shortness of breath, fatigue and extreme cold. When a CT scan revealed a 24-inch clot stretching from his legs into his heart, doctors feared the mass could break loose [...]
By uclahealth • September 23, 2013