1,000th transcatheter heart valve procedure

A heart valve procedure is enough to make any patient nervous, but Gisela Wegner didn’t show any nerves as doctors at St. Paul’s Hospital...

Volunteering in the moment

The morning of May 26, 2012, seemed like a typical one for Victoria, B.C. commuter Nicole Smart. She was on her way to her...

Regional cardiac care enables student to live life fully:Special cardiac procedure provides cure for...

A specialized procedure provided by Rouge Valley’s regional cardiac care team has allowed a teenage student in Whitby to have the active life she...

The search for an early biomarker to fight atherosclerosis

The Journal of the American Heart Association recently published the conclusive results from a study directed by Dr. Éric Thorin of the Montreal Heart...

Heart failure support device introduced at London Health Sciences Centre

London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is home to the country’s longest running heart transplant program, with over 600 transplants performed since it was established...

Life-saving Toronto Heart Attack Collaborative celebrating 5-year anniversary

Kevin Mundier still remembers the day five years ago when he could have lost his life In the summer of 2008, at the age of...

Sunnybrook leads in TAVI expertise, research and training

Since its inception in 2009, Sunnybrook’s Schulich Heart Centre’s TAVI program has provided access to a lifesaving heart procedure for 180 elderly or frail...

Making excellent care for acute heart failure patients a priority through innovation and research

Seven years ago, Andrea Marrie unexpectedly became a heart transplant candidate when she was found teetering at the precipice of end stage heart failure....

Stroke care is a team effort

When asked about the benefits of Bluewater Health’s new model for acute stroke care, members of the care team agree: “The results are impressive,”...

Sunnybrook achieves Ontario’s lowest transfusion rate for elective heart bypasses

Sunnybrook’s Schulich Heart Centre has developed a successful multidisciplinary strategy for greatly reducing the need for blood transfusions in primary elective coronary artery bypass...

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