The Liu Center for the Study and Treatment of
Pulmonary Hypertension

at the

Saint John's Cardiovascular Research Center, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center


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CONTACT INFORMATION:

Division of Cardiology, 1124 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90502

Liu Center Contact: Joy, Germaine, Ruth, 310-222-3560

Office Visit Scheduling: Zenaida, 310-222-5101

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May 17, 2011: Dr. Oudiz receives 2011 PHA Award of Excellence in PAH Care.
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Dr. Oudiz honored with the 2015 PH Legacy Award for his contributions to the pulmonary hypertension field.
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Another news story on the Liu Center:

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Professional Staff Members:

Ronald J. Oudiz, MD Joy Beckmann, RN, MSN
Karlman Wasserman, MD, PhD Germaine De Castro, RN
Kathy Sietsema, MD Ruth Biscocho, RN



Supporting Staff:

Bindu John, Clinical Research Associate

The Liu Center for the Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension is dedicated to providing the best and most current therapy available for patients with primary and secondary pulmonary hypertension.


The Liu Center staff specialize in the newest FDA approved therapy of bosentan (Tracleer),
ambrisentan (Letairis),sildenafil (Revatio), tadalafil (Adcirca), macitentan (Opsumit), selexipag (Uptravi)
subcutaneous and intravenous treprostinil (Remodulin), oral treprostinil (Orenitram), iloprost (Ventavis), inhaled treprostinil (Tyvaso), and
continuous 24-hour infusion of Prostacyclin (Flolan).
We also offer novel new agents for those qualified
to participate in our many research protocols (see below).

REFERRING PATIENTS TO Dr. Oudiz at the Liu Center:
Please call Joy at 310-222-3560 for initial referral.


Fundraising Opportunities:


  • Also, check out previous PHA Fundraisers HERE




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    Link to articles from the Liu Center:

    Flolan use in PAH HERE

    Treprostinil & Quality of Life: HERE

    Treprostinil in PAH with Connective Tissue Disease in CHEST: August, 2004: HERE

    Micrococcus Catheter Infection in CHEST: July, 2004: HERE

    Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing: HERE

    Oxygen Shunting (PFO) Paper: HERE

    Link to some additional literature (references) HERE


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    Other related links

    Statement on Placebos: Here

    WHAT IS PULMONARY HYPERTENSION?

    WHAT IS PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION?
    some literature references here, and Medline LINK


    Information for Scleroderma Patients with PAH HERE










    We need your support! Our staff are funded purely through research dollars and donations. We cannot continue to expand our clinical and research programs without you. If you or anyone you know is interested in helping, please call us at:

    310-222-3560,

    write to us at:
    Liu Center for Pulmonary Hypertension
    1124 W. Carson Street #405
    Torrance, CA 90502

    or email us at:
    docheart@ucla.edu

    Donations can be sent in the form of a check made out to:
    "LA Biomedical Research Institute"
    and sent to the above address. Please write "Pulmonary Hypertension" at the bottom of the check. If you would like your donation to fund a specific program within our pulmonary hypertension center, you can specify this on your check, in an enclosure with the check, or in person by calling the above telephone number.


    THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!


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