The American Heart Association presented members of the UCLA Cardiovascular Theme a check symbolizing the total funding from the AHA to UCLA cardiovascular investigators in 2016.
Three months after a heart surgery in which Dr. Richard Shemin replaced the aortic and mitral valves and performed a two-vessel coronary bypass, an 80 year old man was able to complete a marathon in 9 hrs, 6 min and 37 secs.
What if physicians had their own personal artificial intelligence assistant—similar to Tony Stark’s J.A.R.V.I.S.—to help prescribe individualized strategies for patient care?
The heart failure syndrome, which affects approximately 6 million Americans, is the most common diagnosis for acute hospitalization in patients over 65 years. Academic medical centers, such as UCLA, have an opportunity to integrate treatment advances into a comprehensive patient-centered heart failure management program.