Items Tagged ‘pacemaker’

Walking and Walking

April 10, 2019

Walking and Walking

By uclahealth uclahealth

“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 about three months waiting for a new heart and in the meantime, my kidney started to fail. One kidney was […]

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Tags: dialysis, featured, heart and kidney transplant, heart problems, heart transplant, kidney transplant, pacemaker, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


Moving Forward

March 4, 2019

Moving Forward

By uclahealth uclahealth

“It all started with a cough,” says Carlos Garcia, who came to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on the recommendation of his cardiologist in 2009. “They told me my heart was very weak and starting to stop. I had a pacemaker put in in 2012, but I still would need a heart transplant. I was […]

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Tags: cardiologist, cough, featured, heart transplant, pacemaker, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


June 15, 2013

A pacemaker and discharge in 40 hours

By concertarchivist vaillan_bv

In the afternoon of June 2, I contacted my on call physician, part of the UCLA Health System, and described an abnormally low pulse rate and some occasional dizziness. I requested a next day appointment and was advised that an EKG would need to be performed during this visit and to call 911 immediately if […]

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Arash Nikoukari, Dr. Osamu Fujimura, Dr. Ravi Dave, pacemaker, patient stories, surgery, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica