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Woman receives a vaccination shot

COVID-19 vaccines herald an end to the pandemic

December 15, 2020 | Kristina Lindgren

As UCI Health prepares to receive its the first supply of COVID-19 vaccines, infectious disease experts say widespread vaccination can bring an end... Read More

End-stage heart failure patient Elizabeth Vayssie is the first patient to benefit from the UCI Health's new program to implant a portable heart pump in patients whose heart cannot keep them alive.

Heart patient gets life-saving implant

Woman receives first LVAD implant in Orange County

November 24, 2020 | Valerie Elwell

When the best medical therapies couldn’t stop her heart condition from worsening, Elizabeth Vayssie received a life-saving implant from... Read More

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Breakthrough diagnostic tool aids battle against liver disease

November 19, 2020 | UCI Health

The Digestive Health Institute at UCI Health has developed a groundbreaking, noninvasive method to accurately measure blood pressure in the liver,... Read More