lung transplants

“Our annual Heart Failure Symposium is for our UCLA team and the professional community interested in the latest advanced heart failure therapies,” says Melissa Moore, registered nurse and outreach coordinator for heart and lung transplants. “We [...]
By uclahealth • June 13, 2018
Just three lung transplants were performed at UCLA in 1990. Steady improvements in the field helped the program reach a major milestone of 1,000 transplants. When Dr. Hillel Laks performed UCLA Medical Center’s first lung transplant in June 1990, the 26-year-old patient, Julie Hancock [...]
By Amy Albin • November 1, 2016