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Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection Program

Program Director:
Laks, Hillel M.D.

Contact Phone Number
(310) 206-8232

Description of Clinical Program
UCLA Medical Center has emerged as a preeminent leader in the approach and treatment of thoracic aortic and thoracoabdominal aneurysms and aortic dissection. UCLA's reputation as a fine cardiothoracic center is based upon its members' extensive knowledge and superb technical expertise. In addition, UCLA is recognized for achieving one of the lowest mortality rates in the nation.
The program is equipped with the most advanced technology for cerebral and spinal cord protection which includes EEG and brain mapping, somatosensory evoked potential, transcranial doppler, retrograde cerebral perfusion and left atrial-to-femoral artery bypass..

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