Archive for May, 2008

Gynecologic oncology patients benefit from finer techniques of laparoscopic surgery
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 Hauspy. A native of Belgium, Hauspy, who had just completed a Fellowship at the University of ...

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St. John’s Rehab trial improves wound healing
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 a career in commercial real estate, this busy father of two received the results in an ...

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Anesthesia Care Teams make all the difference
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 Care Teams (ACTs) into Ontario hospitals in 2007. A big part of this announcement incorporated a ...

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Baby born during emergency open-heart surgery: First recorded case of its kind in Canada
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 birth made medical history at Capital Health in Edmonton. Her first name is Miracle, but her parents ...

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