Surgery

KHSC trials minimally invasive shockwave procedure for the first time in Ontario

The number of new technologies in health care continues to grow by the day and to make sure that patient care in southeastern Ontario is staying ahead of the curve, teams across Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) are banking on the power of collaboration...

Minimally invasive cardiac surgery reduces trauma

It has been two months since Bojan, a 51-year-old man, attended the Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (MICS) Clinic at St. Michael’s Hospital. After experiencing two major open-heart surgeries in the past, Bojan was offered an alternative pathway of care by Dr. Gianluigi Bisleri that...

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Canadian first: Robotic assisted spinal surgery

Chronic back pain affects nearly eight million Canadians and is a condition that can...

Patient holds Guinness World Record for oldest kidney transplant recipient

St. Michael’s Hospital patient Walter Tauro has officially been named the oldest kidney transplant...

Research awards support introduction of mixed reality in medicine

Mixed reality is being introduced to patient care at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC)...

Next-generation 3D imaging can guide surgeons’ hands

In a Canadian first, Dr. George Athwal at St. Joseph’s Health Care London has...

Same-day discharge laparoscopic hysterectomy surgical program

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) as obstetrician/gynecologist Dr. Tammy LeRiche performed the first ever laparoscopic...

World’s first whole-eye and partial-face transplant

A surgical team from NYU Langone Health performed the world’s first whole-eye and partial-face...

UHN first hospital in Canada offering new treatment to replace diseased heart valve

UHN is the first hospital in Canada to offer a new treatment for percutaneous...

A ‘black box’ to assess and train expert surgical teams

Just like the airline industry has a black box to learn from, hospitals can...

First Canadian robot-assisted deep brain stimulation surgery to treat epilepsy

First Canadian robot-assisted deep brain stimulation surgery to treat epilepsy successfully completed at LHSC’s...

Now launched: A creative solution to reduce waits for hip & knee patients

The first of many hip & knee surgeries to flow through the Holland Centre...

‘It gave me my life back’ says organ transplant recipient

By Michelle Pressé When Brittany Smith first found out she needed a kidney transplant,...

Hospital performs 1000th knee replacement using ROSA robotic technology

In April 2023, Humber River Hospital (Humber) completed their 1000th knee replacement case using...

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New program tackles wait-list, brings surgeries closer to home

A new initiative brings day surgery closer to eastern Ontario families, supported by the...

KHSC trials minimally invasive shockwave procedure for the first time in Ontario

The number of new technologies in health care continues to grow by the day...

Transforming hospital experiences: Smilezone Space

Transforming Hospital Experiences: Humber River Health and Smilezone Foundation Unveil 400th Smilezone Space Humber River...

Living kidney transplant recipient aims to break down barriers

As a Caribbean woman who received a living kidney from a stranger, Jennen Johnson...