Cardiology

Expanding access to cardiac care

More than 6,000 people are admitted to Fraser Health hospitals for cardiac failure every year. As part of a regional strategy to expand cardiac care, a new cardiac multipurpose interventional suite at Royal Columbian Hospital is now open to provide better access to specialized...

A New Era in Heart Failure Management: The Promise of Digital Therapeutics

Heart failure is one of the fastest growing cardiovascular conditions in the world that places significant strain on patients, families, and healthcare systems worldwide. It is a chronic condition caused by the heart not functioning properly or having structural issues1, often accompanied by other...

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Surgical guidance with AI

Researchers at UHN’s Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI) have utilized artificial intelligence (AI)...

Changing Lives: St. Mary’s Celebrates 20 Years of Cardiac Care Excellence

By Dayna Giorgio For patients experiencing a cardiac event, getting the right care as quickly...

Getting to the heart of it

Laura McArthur is used to saving lives – not having her life saved. The...

An important step in women’s heart health herstory

Dr. Kerri-Anne Mullen (left) and Dr. Thais Coutinho (middle) meet with Nadia Lappa of...

Cardiovascular Network of Canada enhances its digital health platform VIRTUES, optimizing the delivery of cardiac care to patients in all regions across Canada

  Eighteen inches. Dr. Kenneth Gin vividly recalls that number. “I recently attended a conference talk...

Improving access to care is at the ‘heart’ of a new study

A Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) cardiologist and her research team are exploring how remote...

Research on genetic heart condition could save young lives

Leading-edge research by Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) Dr. Jason Roberts has the potential to...

A minimally invasive alternative to open-heart surgery for cardiac biopsy

Patients who require diagnostic testing for unknown entities, such as growths, in and around...

Big data for better cardiac care

 Combined patient information is helping connect the dots to improve survival rates even three...

Unlocking a cure for heart disease

Funding totalling $23.6 million has been announced to establish an international team – led...

All heart failure patients should have access to quality care

By Annie Beauchemin This year, 100,000 Canadians will be diagnosed with heart failure. If you’re...

New advanced aneurysm repair reduces patient hospital stay by 80 per cent

London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is the first in the region to introduce a...

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