Items Tagged ‘Dr. Murray Kwon’

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


Changing

June 13, 2018

Changing

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“Heart failure is one of the most common diseases in this country and around the world,” says Dr. Murray Kwon, an associate clinical professor in the department of surgery, surgical director of mechanical circulatory support devices and the surgical director of the intensive care unit at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “Heart surgery is a […]

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Tags: biventricular failure, Dr. Murray Kwon, heart failure, Heart Failure Symposium, intensive care unit, mechanical circulatory support devices, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, total artificial heart


September 23, 2013

Todd’s Story – AngioVac Removes Blood Clot

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  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 and lodge in his lungs, blocking oxygen and […]

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Murray Kwon, interventional radiology, patient stories, radiology