New breast cancer surgery approach improves survivorship and leaves women looking and feeling whole

By Dahlia Reich A London surgeon is leading a shift across Canada to new breast surgery techniques that are dramatically changing the outcome and quality...

First same-day discharge knee replacement surgery at MGH successful

When Mohamed Yusuf walked into Michael Garron Hospital (MGH) to receive his total knee replacement surgery, he never imagined he would walk out of...

A North American first: Using a novel technology to perform complex aortic surgery

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has become the first in North America to offer a unique surgical procedure to treat patients with a complex...

Two-thirds of patients in Ontario do not receive urgent hip surgery in recommended 24...

About two-thirds of patients admitted to hospital in Ontario for hip fracture did not receive surgery during the recommended time window of 24 hours,...

A successful first in surgery: Collaboration at its best

By Jolene Soares From diagnosis to treatment, a full service community hospital requires professionals, including physicians from multiple specialties and departments, to collaborate. In Melanie...

Urologist brings advanced and specialized surgical technique to Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences...

By Maryanne Matthews A new prostate surgery method is improving care for patients and families in Northwestern Ontario. Dr. Hazem Elmansy, a urologist at Thunder...

Ontario hospitals awarded for maximizing the gift of life

Trillium Gift of Life Network is proud to present a record 36 awards to 29 hospitals and partners for their outstanding work in organ...

Canada’s 1st ventral hernia repair using da Vinci Surgical Robot system

By Joe Gorman In a Canadian first, Humber River Hospital surgeons, Dr. Steven MacLellan and Dr. Jensen Tan, perform Ventral Hernia Repair and Abdominal Wall...

Youngest cochlear implant patient in Canada

By Ana Fernandes A ‘magical life-changing moment’ is how parents Stephanie Visser and Adam Holland describe the day their son Carter’s cochlear implants were ‘turned...

Paediatric strabismus surgeries means few patients travelling for care

By Matthew Haggerty More than 200 paediatric patients per year are getting advanced ophthalmology care closer to home thanks to the introduction of strabismus surgeries...

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