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Cardiac surgery world first Pacemaker complication repaired using minimally invasive surgery

London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is proud to announce a world first. LHSC’s cardiac surgery team successfully performed an emergency surgery to repair a...

A team for every patient with diabetes An interdisciplinary approach to a complex, chronic...

Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic illness that requires a lifelong commitment to complex lifestyle modifications involving nutrition management, physical activity, regular self-blood glucose monitoring,...

A technology pioneered at the Montreal Heart Institute chills heart back into rhythm

On March 30, 2011, the electrophysiology team at the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) used cryoablation (ablation using cold) to treat a patient suffering from...

Canadian Diabetes Association translates research into practical tools

Dedicated to leading the fight against diabetes, the Canadian Diabetes Association—supported by a community-based network of volunteers, members, employees, healthcare professionals, researchers and partners—provides...

Study finds most people who have a stroke wait too long for...

The first major national Canadian study on the quality of #stroke care in Canada finds there is significant work to be done to improve...

A salute to Sam Quadri: Celebrating forty years of surgical excellence

He’s been helping people for as long as I can remember. And longer. He saved the life of my childhood friend when she couldn’t breathe as...

Ontario cardiac team celebrates north american first

Newmarket, Ontario-based Southlake Regional Health Centre is the first centre in North America to use a revolutionary technology that makes it easier to connect...

New imaging technique helps detect brain tumours earlier

Brain tumours are often very difficult for doctors to find. Current imaging techniques that find other types of cancer without difficulty still often can’t...

Video gaming system being used to see patient imaging during surgery

A team of engineers, University of Toronto residents and Sunnybrook cancer surgeons are doing much more than playing games with their #Xbox Kinect™, they...

Turning the tide on intellectual disability: A new approach to diagnosis

BC Children’s Hospital is launching a new clinical research program that promises to change the medical paradigm for diagnosing and treating intellectual disability in...
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