Items Tagged ‘Dr. Brian Reemtsen’

March 30, 2016

The Story of a Griffin

By dawnsedorovich dawnsedorovich

The Story of a Griffin as told by Griffin: “What’s that Mommy? You want me to thank ONE of my doctors? Impossible… I want to thank my entire team of rock star doctors! Dr. Sklansky – thanks for saying hi through mommy’s belly before I was even born and making sure my heart stays healthy […]

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Tags: Balucan, Doctors Day, Dr. Alisha West, Dr. Brian Reemtsen, Dr. Jennifer Balucan, Dr. Mark Sklansky, patient stories, pediatric cardiology, pediatric head/neck surgery, pediatric otolaryngology, pediatrics


February 13, 2012

Keyota’s Story – Gotta Have Faith

By uclahealth uclahealth

  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 hole in her heart, a valve replacement and the […]

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Tags: Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center, cardiology, Dr. Brian Reemtsen, Dr. Jamil Aboulhosn, Dr. Mark Sklansky, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, patient stories


May 28, 2010

Berlin Heart Ventricular Assist Device – Penelope’s Story

By uclahealth uclahealth

Nearly 200 children are awaiting heart transplants in the United States, but many will die before a suitable organ becomes available. Penelope Gordon was among those youngsters facing an uncertain future when she was airlifted to Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA after becoming desperately ill following a visit to her great-grandparent’s house. At UCLA, doctors diagnosed […]

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Tags: Berlin Heart, Dr. Brian Reemtsen, Dr. Juan Alejos, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, Pediatric Heart Transplant Program