ECMO

“This tiny pool of blood settled over the nerves that control the motor function of my left leg. So, initially, my only symptom was that ...

By uclahealth • January 30, 2020

In a twisted turn of events, the same way Sheriff Cosby was able to quickly respond and serve his community, in-turn he received the same attention to care and quick response to save his life.

By uclahealth • December 30, 2019

“I never thought I would be able to ride dirt bikes or BMX again,” says 22-year-old Casey Child, who came in to Ronald Reagan UCLA ...

By uclahealth • March 4, 2019

“A few times in a physicians career there will be these transcendental moments that shape and inspire us,” says Dr. Michael Yeh, a surgeon at ...

By uclahealth • July 13, 2018

“I was at a barbeque when I got the call to mobilize our extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) team,” says Dr. Peyman Benharash, pictured left, ...

By uclahealth • July 13, 2018

“We are able to deliver an advanced therapy which replaces the function of the heart and lungs in a patient whose organs are failing,” says ...

By uclahealth • July 13, 2018

“My mom came out of the elevator and heard ‘he’s code blue, he’s code blue,’ and she walked to my room where I had flat-lined,” ...

By uclahealth • July 13, 2018