Items Tagged ‘UCLA Radiology’

June 5, 2019

Stacy B.

By gmasgras gmasgras

Stacy went above and beyond to make me feel comfortable during my MRI. I am severely claustrophobic in MRI machines and my medication did not kick in so I was panicking internally, sweating and breathing heavily. She offered to put music on for me and that actually calmed me down while I was inside the […]

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Tags: care compliment, MRI, UCLA Radiology


March 28, 2019

A Caring Doctor – Dr. Angela Ruman

By Grateful Grateful

Dr. Angela Ruman has been my doctor for many years, and is always helpful, responsive and kind. Recently, I had a mammogram that was suspicious and a biopsy was required. I tried to schedule the biopsy, but learned it would be almost three weeks before an appointment was available, probably because it was right around […]

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Tags: Angela Ruman MD, best doctor, biopsy, Doctors Day, mammogram, patient stories, UCLA Radiology


Lung cancer screening offers early detection

February 13, 2019

Lung cancer screening offers early detection

By uclahealth uclahealth

Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer of both men and women in the United States — over 160,000 people will die each year from the disease. Identifying lung cancer early may make it easier to treat. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force now urges low-dose computed tomography (CT) screening for adults with a specific […]

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Tags: CT screening, early signs of lung cancer, lung cancer, lung cancer diagnosis, lung CT scan, UCLA Lung Cancer Screening Clinic, UCLA Radiology


On-site 3D printing helps physicians prepare for complex surgeries

January 2, 2019

On-site 3D printing helps physicians prepare for complex surgeries

By uclahealth uclahealth

  Story highlights After a successful pilot program, UCLA Heart and Vascular Services launches a Structural and Congenital Cardiovascular 3D Printing Program. UCLA Health is among a select few centers that can create 3D heart models in less than 48 hours using on-site technology. 3D heart models help doctors practice and prepare for surgeries, ensuring […]

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Tags: 3D echocardiograms, 3D heart models, Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center, cardiologists, Cardiovascular 3D Printing, Congenital Cardiovascular 3D Printing Program, CT scans, Dr. Daniel Levi, Dr. Jamil Aboulhosn, Dr. Sanjay Sinha, MRIs, UCLA Heart and Vascular Services