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First-time father Mike Wescamillo and the Dodgers' A.J. Pollock encourage each other through a virtual call

By uclahealth • June 20, 2020

Heart transplants bring joy

By uclahealth • March 11, 2020

“One of the great things about this conference, and something that I always find beautiful, is that the patient perspective is felt,” says Daniel Chambers, program manager

By uclahealth • September 19, 2019

“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 [...]

By uclahealth • May 13, 2019

“It’s a really exciting time for interventional cardiology as new technologies come to light for valvular heart disease,” says By uclahealth • May 13, 2019

"When you are on the other side, you feel like you’ve won,” says 72-year-old John Babcock, who received a heart transplant at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in 2018. “I have hope now, and I [...]
By uclahealth • April 23, 2019
“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. [...]
By uclahealth • April 17, 2019
21 years ago I had a quadruple bypass then last March I had a minor heart attack,” says 61-year-old James Harris, who was admitted to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center to wait for a heart transplant. “I [...]
By uclahealth • April 15, 2019
“This is the heart transplant support group,” says Codie Lieto, far right, a clinical social worker at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “We meet with patients, families, and their caregivers. It’s important to have peer-to-peer support. We try to facilitate patients and families being able to support one another and [...]
By uclahealth • April 12, 2019
“I got my heart and kidney transplant done at the same time,” says 61-year-old Frank Poblete, who was admitted to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center after having heart problems since 2001. “I stayed here for [...]
By uclahealth • April 10, 2019