Items Tagged ‘Dr. Ali Nsair’

Priority is U

May 13, 2019

Priority is U

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“Our mission as the UCLA Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiovascular Therapy Team is to ensure our patients with complex cardiac conditions and weakened hearts have access to the full spectrum of advanced therapies at UCLA” says Dr. Ali Nsair, medical director of the heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support program. “Our multidisciplinary heart team offers […]

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Tags: Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Dr. Ali Nsair, heart transplant, heart transplantation, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, UCLA Advanced Heart Failure


Heart Failure Doesn't Happen in a Vacuum

May 13, 2019

Heart Failure Doesn’t Happen in a Vacuum

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“The Heart Failure Symposium is for physicians, allied, personnel, and anyone who finds themselves interacting or involved with advanced heart failure patients,” says Dr. Murray Kwon, a cardio thoracic surgeon and surgical director of the mechanical circulatory support device program. “During the symposium I will be moderating a session on some of these mechanical circulatory […]

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Tags: advanced heart failure, Dr. Ali Nsair, Dr. Murray Kwon, Heart Failure Symposium, transplantation


Getting Patients Back to Daily Life

April 17, 2019

Getting Patients Back to Daily Life

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“Every Monday and Thursday morning we do biopsies for our post-heart transplant patients,” says Dr. Ali Nsair, director of the Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program at UCLA. “We do this to confirm that they have no rejection. We’re one of the first programs to adopt a blood test based assay as well, to […]

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Tags: blood test, Dr. Ali Nsair, heart biopsy, heart transplant, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, post-heart transplant