Patient Stories

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1BxnCd7NFU   Eight months into her pregnancy, Leiauna Anderson lost her child, and she almost lost her life as well. It took a liver transplant to save her. When Leiauna's pregnancy ended tragically with the in utero death of her baby, doctors discovered that her liver had [...]

By uclahealth • September 23, 2009

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8JKNFd8hXE   Barry Broughton is a successful marketing executive who has traveled the world and faced a lifetime of challenges. But few challenges would be as difficult as the diagnosis he received last year of prostate cancer. Barry's cancer was diagnosed following a test called a PSA, or [...]

By uclahealth • May 18, 2009

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5s2VimVTIk   Compassionate care through every phase of your birthing experience As parents-to-be, Jacqueline Coit-Jablonski and her husband, Dan Jablonski, prepare for their first baby to arrive, they tour the new Labor and Delivery suites at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. They see first hand the new facility that [...]

By uclahealth • March 10, 2009

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHpD2di10Eg   Aiden Waters is fortunate to be living in the 21st century when a surgical option exists for treating Sturge-Weber Syndrome. This rare congenital condition affects one in 50,000 Americans. In 4-year-old Aiden's case, a deep purple birthmark on his face and scalp was the first sign [...]

By uclahealth • October 3, 2008

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVVrN4tnxVU   Veronica Jacobs suffered from a debilitating neurological (or brain) disorder called dystonia. The disease caused this otherwise healthy teenager to experience abnormal muscular twitches and spasms. The condition deteriorated over several years to a point where Veronica could no longer walk and was virtually wheelchair-bound. [...]

By uclahealth • August 14, 2008

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8C6CAcfwius   Living Life After Cancer (U Magazine) For survivors, cancer and its aftermath forever remain a part of their lives. Brad Zebrack beat Hodgkin's lymphoma 20 years ago but he's never felt that the cancer ever really left him. It took a year after he finished [...]

By uclahealth • December 13, 2007