Items Tagged ‘pulmonary hypertension’

New discoveries may help researchers better treat pulmonary hypertension

December 19, 2017

New discoveries may help researchers better treat pulmonary hypertension

By Ryan Hatoum rhatoum

New UCLA research suggesting that the Y chromosome protects against pulmonary hypertension provides a new avenue for potential treatments for the disease. The study, published in September in┬áthe American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, found that genes on the Y chromosome reduced the likelihood that mice developed the disease. Because pulmonary hypertension has […]

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Tags: anesthesiology, christine cunningham, chromosomes, dr. soban umar, genes, mansoureh eghbali, organ donation, organ donations, organ transplant, organ transplants, perioperative medicine, pulmonary hypertension


March 29, 2016

The best thing to happen to my lungs

By i_am_bee2012 i_am_bee2012

My story is about my favorite pulmonologist at UCLA, his name is Dr. David Ross. He has been my doctor for many years and treated my pulmonary hypertension. To me he goes above and beyond for his patients. He actually listens to his patients and share their highs and lows. If you need to laugh […]

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Tags: double transplant, Dr. David Ross, ICU, lung transplant, patient stories, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonologist, transplant