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Baby born during emergency open-heart surgery: First recorded case of its kind in Canada

At four pounds, onen ounce, Miracle Astra Alice Alfreda Follett is a little tyke with an extraordinary name – fitting for a child whose...

Anesthesia Care Teams make all the difference

With the introduction of Anesthesia Assistants things have changed in the OR. To address the shortage of anesthesiologists in Ontario, the provincial government introduced Anesthesia...

St. John’s Rehab trial improves wound healing

When Cameron MacDonald first noticed a small lump in his abdomen, he immediately phoned his doctor to test for cancer. Given the demands of...

Gynecologic oncology patients benefit from finer techniques of laparoscopic surgery

In July 2007, the Gynecologic Oncology Disease Site Team at the Juravinski Cancer Centre (JCC) welcomed a new physician to the division, Dr. Jan...

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