Items Tagged ‘Dr. Cheryl Hoffman’

A Vein Discussion

August 12, 2019

A Vein Discussion

By UCLA50Plus UCLA50Plus

Varicose veins affect about 25 percent of women and 15 percent of men during their lifetime. Fortunately, there are many ways to treat this condition.

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Tags: 50 plus program, Dr. Cheryl Hoffman, endovenous thermal ablation, mechanochemical ablation, phlebectomy, ucla varicose vein clinic, varicose veins


Worried about varicose veins? Here's what you need to know

July 27, 2018

Worried about varicose veins? Here’s what you need to know

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

On a summer day, many people like to wear shorts to get some relief in the heat. For people with varicose veins, however, the idea of wearing shorts can lead to more anxiety than comfort. Varicose veins affect about 25 percent of women and 15 percent of men in their lifetime, and there are many […]

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Tags: blood flow, circulation, compression socks, Dr. Cheryl Hoffman, radiologist, radiology, ucla varicose vein clinic, varicose veins


May 4, 2018

Dancing for Kyphoplasty

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I picked up something that was too heavy for me and strained my back,” says 86- year-old Ira Gawant, who struggled to find a solution for the compression fracture in his L4 vertebra. “I’m an actor but I haven’t been able to work for a year because of my back pain. It was recommended that […]

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Tags: back pain, collapsed vertebra, compression fracture, Dr. Cheryl Hoffman, featured, kyphoplasty, minimally invasive, patient stories, patient story, radiology, UCLA Interventional Neuroradiology