Cardiology

New heart mapping system

Three-dimensional maps of the heart are helping physicians to better target areas where irregular heartbeats originate The maps Kingston Health Science Centre’s (KHSC) cardiologists make...

New heart mapping system

Three-dimensional maps of the heart are helping physicians to better target areas where irregular heartbeats originate The maps Kingston Health Science Centre’s (KHSC) cardiologists make...

The next cardiovascular epidemic

By Leigh Morris Thierry Mesana, MD, is nearing the end of his second term as president and CEO of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute....

The golden future of cardiac tissue repair

Researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) have discovered gold nanoparticles and synthesized peptides restore function, contractility, and electrical conductivity to damaged...

Growing cardiovascular services to address high incidence of heart disease

By Catalina Guran When Trevor Meynert began feeling chest discomfort in September 2019, he didn’t think it was anything serious. Two days later, an interventional...

Global study on heart valve repair surgery will improve patient outcomes around the world

By Celine Zadorsky  Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University had a leading role in a new global study that will change the way surgeons...

Radial access opens up a whole new pathway for neurovascular procedures

First-of-its-kind radial access catheter for neurointerventions For neurovascular patient Dilys Bertrand, the technology that allowed for her quick release from hospital this summer was...

Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease – Connections and Risks

*Sponsored Content Today, Canadians living with diabetes are three times more likely to die of heart disease.  A leading expert in cardiovascular disease and diabetes,...

Muskoka residents now receive ‘gold standard’ of advanced cardiac care

Jason Mahon, 48, and Joan Harvey, 71, have never met and yet they share something in common. They are both residents of Sundridge, Ontario, and...

First minimally invasive maze procedure for atrial fibrillation performed in Ontario

By Anna Wassermann The Cardiac Surgery team at St. Michael’s Hospital of Unity Health Toronto is the first in Ontario to complete a minimally invasive...

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