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UCSF Sheds Light on the Reasons Behind Sex Differences in Myocarditis News

UCSF Sheds Light on the Reasons Behind Sex Differences in Myocarditis

This study suggests mechanisms behind why myocarditis associated with cancer immunotherapies may occur more frequently in female patients.
Advanced Heart Failure Comprehensive Care Center Document

Advanced Heart Failure Comprehensive Care Center

The Advanced Heart Failure Comprehensive Care Center (AHF CCC) at UCSF offers coordinated and comprehensive care for heart failure patients.
Learning and Lowering Cardiovascular Risk: Effective, Efficient Strategies Video

Learning and Lowering Cardiovascular Risk: Effective, Efficient Strategies

This data-driven presentation from cardiologist Eveline Stock, MD, will give you a better grasp on how to identify an at-risk patient.
Common Vascular Conditions: Simple Screening Rules and Better Treatment Tactics Video

Common Vascular Conditions: Simple Screening Rules and Better Treatment Tactics

Vascular surgeon Shant Vartanian, MD, presents an update on understanding and managing abdominal aortic aneurysms and peripheral artery disease – prevalent age-linked disorders with significant morbidity and mortality.
Quality Improvement Yields Better-Than-Expected Mortality Rates at UCSF News

Quality Improvement Yields Better-Than-Expected Mortality Rates at UCSF

At the UCSF Heart and Vascular Center, the adult inpatient mortality rates are better than expected across all services. These positive outcomes are driven by the team’s structured approach to quality improvement.
Physical Activity May Still Not Match Pre-Covid 19 Pandemic Levels News

Physical Activity May Still Not Match Pre-Covid 19 Pandemic Levels

Step counts—a measure of physical activity—were markedly lower early in the COVID-19 pandemic than pre-pandemic and remained lower, on average, in the two years following the onset of the global pandemic.
Prominent Cardiac Surgeons Join UCSF’s Advanced Heart Failure Comprehensive Care Center News

Prominent Cardiac Surgeons Join UCSF’s Advanced Heart Failure Comprehensive Care Center

UC San Francisco’s Cardiovascular team is welcoming two highly regarded cardiac surgeons to its renowned program. The specialists will join the newly formed Advanced Heart Failure Comprehensive Care Center (AHF CCC).
Airway Stenosis Study Focuses on Optimizing Patient Outcomes News

Airway Stenosis Study Focuses on Optimizing Patient Outcomes

UCSF researchers, in collaboration with colleagues at two other tertiary medical centers, determined that patients with multilevel airway stenosis (MLAS) have lower tracheostomy decannulation rates and require more surgeries than patients with posterior glottic stenosis (PGS).
Research Leads to New Myocarditis Diagnostic and Treatment Strategies News

Research Leads to New Myocarditis Diagnostic and Treatment Strategies

Research conducted by Javid Moslehi, MD, chief of the UCSF Cardio-Oncology and Immunology Program, has led to the discovery of a new form of myocarditis caused by immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI).
Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Program Document

Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Program

The UCSF Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Service is known worldwide for expert evaluation and treatment of patients with a variety of heart rhythm disorders.
Keep Diabetic Patients on Their Feet: Keys to Identifying Limb-Threatening Issues Video

Keep Diabetic Patients on Their Feet: Keys to Identifying Limb-Threatening Issues

In a country where more than 9% of adults have diabetes, Alexander Reyzelman, DPM, discusses the implications for those who also have peripheral vascular disease.
Best Practices for Implementing Virtual and Hybrid Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs News

Best Practices for Implementing Virtual and Hybrid Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs

In a new study, UCSF researchers found that patients participating in either virtual or hybrid cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programs showed similar improvements in functional capacity to those of in-person CR program participants. Hybrid programs combine in-person and virtual delivery.
Virtual Cardiac Rehabilitation Produces Similar Results as In-Person Treatment News

Virtual Cardiac Rehabilitation Produces Similar Results as In-Person Treatment

UCSF Study Shows Potential Benefit of Expanding Availability for Patients Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) reduces hospitalization and mortality and improves quality of life for patients with cardiovascular disease. Despite its benefits, only 24 percent of eligible patients in the U.S. participate in CR due to financial and logistical barriers.
Getting to the Heart of COVID: Do Infections or Vaccines Cause Cardiac Harm? Video

Getting to the Heart of COVID: Do Infections or Vaccines Cause Cardiac Harm?

Cardiologist Clifton Watt, MD, offers new insights on the pathogenesis of heart problems resulting from COVID; breaks down the evidence on whether novel treatments – neutralizing antibodies and antivirals – have therapeutic or preventive value; then presents a risk-benefit analysis for the available vaccines, incorporating new data.
A Referral Guide for Physicians - UCSF Heart and Vascular Center Document

A Referral Guide for Physicians - UCSF Heart and Vascular Center

The UCSF Heart and Vascular Center is home to a world-class team of cardiologists, heart surgeons, vascular surgeons, transplant surgeons and other specialists, all working collaboratively to provide the highest-quality care for patients.
UCSF Earns AHA Award for Improving Quality of Care for STEMI Patients News

UCSF Earns AHA Award for Improving Quality of Care for STEMI Patients

UC San Francisco has earned the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® Silver Plus Receiving Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures in treating patients who suffer severe heart attacks.
Clinical Advance - Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Document

Clinical Advance - Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

UCSF Health is a major referral and destination center for minimally invasive cardiac surgery, featuring high volumes, extensive experience and quality outcomes.
UCSF Precision Investigation of Sudden Cardiac Deaths Reveals Diverse Underlying Causes News

UCSF Precision Investigation of Sudden Cardiac Deaths Reveals Diverse Underlying Causes

Forty percent of deaths attributed to cardiac arrest are not sudden or unexpected, and nearly half the remainder are not due to lethal arrhythmias, according to a landmark study by researchers at UC San Francisco and the City and County of San Francisco Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Peripheral Artery Disease: Early Intervention, Limb Preservation and Clinical Trials at UCSF News

Peripheral Artery Disease: Early Intervention, Limb Preservation and Clinical Trials at UCSF

September is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month. More than 200 million people worldwide are living with PAD, including more than 20 percent of people age 65 and older.
Minimally Invasive Heart Repair: The Future Is Now Video

Minimally Invasive Heart Repair: The Future Is Now

Three UCSF specialists shine a light on the rapidly evolving world of minimally invasive heart surgery, giving the evidence on risks and outcomes.
High-quality Patient Outcomes With Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery News

High-quality Patient Outcomes With Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Rapidly emerging innovations are transforming the management of structural heart disease. The UC San Francisco Cardiac Surgery Program is on the forefront of these advances, including the latest minimally invasive techniques.
What’s Hidden in the Female Heart: Keys to Identifying Women at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Video

What’s Hidden in the Female Heart: Keys to Identifying Women at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiologist Jie Yang, MD, breaks down the evidence by age group and offers actionable steps for helping patients lower their risk.
Cardiac Surgery Program Document

Cardiac Surgery Program

The UCSF Cardiac Surgery Program is committed to surgical excellence, world-class patient care, pioneering research and education.
UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians Document

UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians

Our web portal allows referring physicians to securely access their patients’ entire electronic health record, make online referral requests and communicate with our physicians directly and securely.

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