Items Tagged ‘Mechanical Circulatory Support Program’

Priority is U

May 13, 2019

Priority is U

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“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 access to the full spectrum of advanced therapies at UCLA” says Dr. Ali Nsair, medical director of the heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support program. “Our multidisciplinary heart team offers […]

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Tags: Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Dr. Ali Nsair, heart transplant, heart transplantation, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, UCLA Advanced Heart Failure


Getting Patients Back to Daily Life

April 17, 2019

Getting Patients Back to Daily Life

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“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. We’re one of the first programs to adopt a blood test based assay as well, to […]

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Tags: blood test, Dr. Ali Nsair, heart biopsy, heart transplant, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, post-heart transplant


Adventures in Knowledge

June 13, 2018

Adventures in Knowledge

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“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, Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program attending the annual UCLA Heart Failure Symposium. “This event focuses on treatments for heart failure, […]

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Tags: advanced heart failure, Dr. Eugene DePasquale, heart failure, Heart Failure Symposium, heart transplant, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program