Geneticist Robert Nussbaum, M.D., discusses the new Program in Cardiovascular Genetics at the UCSF Heart and Vascular Center.
A unique combination of technology and expertise is allowing UCSF physicians to more effectively screen patients for coronary artery disease.
In an effort to save more lives, UCSF physicians are using machines designed to provide extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) earlier and with a broader range of patients than in the past.
A multidisciplinary team of experts are working to shed light on ILD, which can be confusing for patients and physicians because it includes more than 200 distinct types of lung disorders ranging from focal and transient inflammatory conditions to diffuse and chronic pulmonary fibrosis.
Through a high level of expertise in the diagnosis and care of Marfan patients, UCSF is offering new therapies and treatments as soon as they are available in addition to family outreach and genetic counseling.
The life of a previously healthy 45-year-old man was suddenly at risk when he progressed from an acute anterior myocardial infarction to profound cardiogenic shock with rapidly declining neurological, pulmonary and renal function.
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