Items Tagged ‘general anesthesia’

January 9, 2018

Great Experience

By Ellen Ellen

I was referred to Dr. Yeh by my internist in the South Bay area for hyperparathyroidism. Following my appointment in September, we felt comfortable with his expertise and with the decision to follow through with surgery. My husband and I felt like we were in the best hands and in the presence of the most […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, general anesthesia, hyperparathyroidism, patient stories, South Bay, Tiverton House

Surgery with heart

August 7, 2017

Surgery with heart

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I was afraid with general anesthesia that I wouldn’t wake up again,” says Francis Shloss, who came to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center for her heart surgery. Dr. William Suh, who performed her TAVR, or transcatheter aortic valve replacement surgery, says, “We wanted to respect Mrs. Shloss’ preferences so we said we would give zero […]

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Tags: Cognitive impairment, Dr. William Suh, featured, general anesthesia, heart surgery, local anesthesia, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, TAVR, transcatheter aortic valve replacement surgery, US News, zero sedation

October 3, 2016

Post Parathyroid Surgery, “I Feel Magnificent”

By juliedavies1 juliedavies1

As someone totally averse to surgery based on experiences decades ago, I delayed surgery as long as possible by monitoring my condition for nearly two years before agreeing to parathyroid surgery. I was diagnosed before Christmas 2014, but I did not want to hurry into surgery. I spent as much money monitoring my condition and […]

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Tags: bone density, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, general anesthesia, parathyroid, parathyroid surgery, patient stories, surgery