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First in Nation: UC San Diego Health Offers Treatment for Hereditary Amyloidosis

August 18, 2022

New medication now available at UC San Diego Health allows for less frequent visits for patients, helping improve quality of life.

Existing Heart Failure Drug May Treat Potential COVID-19 Long-Hauler Symptom

February 15, 2021

UC San Diego clinical trial suggests ivabradine may be effective in treating postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, a potential COVID-19 long-hauler symptom.

First-ever Procedure in Region’s Only Hybrid Operating Room

November 29, 2011

…state-of-the-art surgical suite allows cardiologists and surgeons to move seamlessly between minimally invasive and open or endovascular procedures without needing to move the patient,” said Dr. Ehtisham Mahmud, co-director of the Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center. “We are the only ones who offer this option in San Diego. This model of care…

Father’s Life is Saved after Receiving Heart, Kidney and Liver Transplant

September 8, 2022

After a rare disease caused organ failure, UC San Diego Heath transplant teams performed a heart, liver and kidney transplant on a patient. The surgery is a first for UC San Diego Health and a first in the nation to use three organs from a donor after circulatory death.

UC San Diego Health System Ranks #1 in San Diego

July 17, 2012

UC San Diego Health System is ranked among the nation’s best in U.S. News & World Report’s 23rd annual “America’s Best Hospitals” issue. The magazine ranked UC San Diego Health System #1 in the San Diego metropolitan area.

UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center Named One of Nation’s Top Heart Hospitals

October 3, 2012

UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center has been named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics. The Truven study examined the performance of more than 1,000 hospitals by analyzing outcomes for patients with heart failure and heart attacks and for those who received coronary bypass…

UC San Diego Health Ranks #1 by U.S. News & World Report

August 2, 2016

Ranked No. 1 in San Diego, UC San Diego Health and its hospitals have been recognized among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2016-17. The annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” rankings distinguish hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging health…

UC San Diego Health Ranks #1 by U.S. News & World Report

July 20, 2015

Once again, UC San Diego Health and its hospitals are ranked #1 in San Diego, and recognized among the best in the nation, by U.S. News & World Report for 2015-16. The annual U.S. News “Best Hospitals” rankings distinguish hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging health conditions.

First-ever Procedure in Region’s Only Hybrid Operating Room

November 3, 2011

UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center experts have performed San Diego’s first-ever coronary revascularization procedure using a hybrid operating room, the only facility of its kind in the region. The state-of-the-art operating room allows patients to be treated in one place at one time without having to schedule multiple procedures.…

UC San Diego Health Scores an A for Safety and Quality from Leapfrog Group

April 17, 2017

The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization that advocates quality, safety and transparency in the U.S. health care system, has named UC San Diego Health to its biannual list of hospitals with the highest safety standards in the country. UC San Diego Health hospitals in Hillcrest and La Jolla were among…

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