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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…

UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center Among Nation’s Best

December 19, 2013

UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center (SCVC) has been featured in the latest Becker’s Hospital Review list of “100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.” Hospitals were selected based on quality care, clinical accolades and research contributions to the field of cardiovascular care.

New Test Can Diagnose Heart Attack within an Hour

March 7, 2018

UC San Diego Health is the first hospital in California to use the fifth generation troponin test to diagnose heart attack. Approved in the United States in 2017, the more sensitive test can detect heart attack within an hour, as opposed to three to six hours.

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.

UC San Diego Health Named Official Health Care Provider of the San Diego Seals

January 9, 2019

As the San Diego Seals open their inaugural season, the professional box lacrosse team has selected UC San Diego Health, the region’s only academic health system, as its Official Health Care Provider.

Fate of the Heart: Researchers Track Cellular Events Leading to Cardiac Regeneration

June 19, 2013

In a study published in the June 19 online edition of the journal Nature, a scientific team led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine visually monitored the dynamic cellular events that take place when cardiac regeneration occurs in zebrafish after cardiac ventricular injury. Their…

UC San Diego Health Ranked Nationally by U.S. News & World Report

August 8, 2017

UC San Diego Health and its medical and surgical specialties have been recognized as among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2017-18. The annual “Best Hospitals” rankings distinguish hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging health conditions.

UC San Diego Health System and Imperial Valley Family Care Medical Group Sign Affiliation

December 1, 2014

UC San Diego Health System and Imperial Valley Family Care Medical Group (IVFCMG) are pleased to announce a comprehensive affiliation that will enhance the depth and quality of multi-specialty health care services and clinical trials available to patients in the Imperial Valley and surrounding communities.

Study Shows Pre-hospital Electrocardiography (ECG) for Chest Pain Patients Leads to Faster Transport

July 26, 2012

A study conducted by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine along with colleagues from Rural/Metro Ambulance San Diego and the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, shows that emergency medical personnel can obtain an electrocardiogram (ECG) in the field for chest pain patients without an increase in…

Study Identifies Medical Specialties Receiving Highest Payments from Manufacturers

January 4, 2016

The Physician Payments Sunshine Act, passed under the Affordable Care Act, requires all pharmaceutical and medical device companies to report payments to physicians, including consulting fees, gifts, speaking fees, meals, travel and research grants. This information is searchable to the public on a database called Open Payments, managed by the…

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