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I HEART UCLA BY D. Leichnitz This is not my story. This is not a story about him. This is our story and how UCLA saved my life. To fully understand the severity of my condition, we must go back to Thanksgiving 2011. I was spending time with [...]
By BruinValley • July 1, 2013
In the afternoon of June 2, I contacted my on call physician, part of the UCLA Health System, and described an abnormally low pulse rate and some occasional dizziness. I requested a next day appointment and was advised that an EKG would need to be performed during this visit and [...]
By concertarchivist • June 15, 2013
I was born with a heart condition and have had 3 open heart surgeries by the age of 5. Back then my condition was rare and I had a 50/50 chance of surviving. Growing up I had restrictions on my life, but I felt healthy and good. A few years [...]
By valweezy_bv • May 1, 2013
In June of 2009, my cardiologist advised me that my heart's mitral valve was failing and needed to be replaced. I searched for surgeons who performed minimally invasive heart surgery, and I discovered Dr. Richard Shemin at UCLA Medical Center. Not only did Dr. Shemin successfully perform the [...]
By Dan86 • March 26, 2013
Five years ago this month (Feb) my nephew was so very fortunate to receive a heart transplant at the UCLA Medical Center. He was born with heart defects and after operations and 40 plus years needed major surgery. He was flown from the east coast to UCLA for surgery by [...]
By BonnieL • February 7, 2013
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=aCiBAKptNnA   Keyota Cole was born with a bad heart. The 33-year-old from of Bakersfield, Calif., suffers from a congenital heart disease called Ebstein's malformation of the tricuspid valve, and from abnormal pulmonary veins. She has undergone multiple surgeries over her lifetime, including one to repair a [...]
By uclahealth • February 13, 2012