heart transplant

“Letting people know what therapies are available is critical because if the patient considers these therapies too late they may not qualify,” says Dr. Eugene DePasquale, associate director in the Advanced Heart Failure,
By uclahealth • June 13, 2018
“It will be my one-year anniversary on June 6, which is my father’s birthday,” says Laurie Grand Pre, a heart transplant recipient. “He passed away at the same age that I got my heart. I have a family history of
By uclahealth • June 13, 2018
“I received a heart transplant in March 2016 after dealing with heart failure for 25 years,” says Daniel Wickstrom, pictured with wife Kimberly Wickstrom. “I had cardiomyopathy, or an enlarged heart. My heart did pretty [...]
By uclahealth • June 13, 2018
It’s two different stories for two different children,” says Jeremy Ellertson, father of 11-year-old Christian and 3-year-old Christopher. Both children suffered from a heart disease present at birth. Jeremy continues, “Christopher got sick at a month old and received a heart transplant 24 days after being put on the list. [...]
By uclahealth • March 24, 2016