When performed remotely, the procedure can help underserved communities.

By uclahealth • November 21, 2022

Harnessing her experience, training and intuition, a UCLA Health MRI technologist saves a patient from harm

By uclahealth • September 15, 2022

Innovation could help doctors, patients worldwide

By uclahealth • May 27, 2022

Know the symptoms and risk-factors of blood cots

By uclahealth • July 12, 2021

“I broke my wrist in high school, playing baseball. When I was getting my x-rays, I thought, ‘This is something I could see myself doing,’” says Nicholas Tonkinson, a medical assistant and x-ray tech at UCLA Health Malibu. “We have a full, state-of-the-art x-ray room. It’s awesome. A lot [...]

By uclahealth • January 30, 2020

“Valentines’ Day of last year I had a stroke,” reveals Jeff Heisert, who had a blood clot behind his right eye. “I was completely paralyzed and blind. Dr. May Nour, my interventional radiologist, went through my torso, through the right carotid that was blocked, and up into my brain. [...]

By uclahealth • January 30, 2020

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a potentially dangerous blood clot that forms deep in the veins of the legs, arms or pelvis. DVTs are very common and respond well to treatment when caught early. Without treatment, part of the clot can break off and travel to the lung, where it may block blood flow [...]

By uclahealth • July 18, 2019

  Story highlights After a successful pilot program, UCLA Heart and Vascular Services launches a Structural and Congenital [...]

By uclahealth • January 2, 2019

“After my mother passed away from breast cancer that metastasized to her lungs, I started getting yearly mammograms,” says Donisha Faul, who began getting mammograms at 32 years old. “In January, I was doing a self-test and felt a lump, so I immediately went to my obstetrician, who referred me to [...]

By uclahealth • December 12, 2018

I had a lump on the right side of my neck. My primary care physician made an appointment for me with an endocrinologist in Orange County. A biopsy was done and I was told that it was cancer and that it did not look good. We needed to move quickly. [...]

By CKFM • August 17, 2018