Masterful hands guide their way through surgery

Lack of equipment, mid-surgery power outages and highly complex cases didn’t stop Dr. John Denstedt from imparting his wisdom to a clinical team in...

Enhanced recovery after lung cancer surgery

By Anne Kelly Within an hour after having a cancerous lobe of her lung removed, Michele Way was walking around the recovery room at St....

Creating a new model of care for cataract procedures

By Shawna Davis-Monkman and Lauren Hayes At 84 years old, Violet* was living on her own and struggling to take care of herself. The clouding...

VirtaMed pushes the boundaries of surgical simulation

Before a pilot steps into the cockpit of an airplane, they must undergo intensive flight simulation training. After all, an active pilot has thousands...

A seamless journey for cardiac surgery

Returning home after cardiac surgery can be daunting for patients and families, who often have questions once they leave the hospital. They wonder whether...

An operative approach to health IT implementation

Information technology (IT) advancements in health care have presented many opportunities and challenges as clinical leaders seek the best road to wise and impactful...

Surgeons given green light to treat prostate issues

New technology makes surgery less invasive, with easier recovery for patients  When it comes to surgery for a prostate issue, most men don’t go into...

Doctors destroy bone tumour using incisionless surgery

A patient at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is the first child in North America to have undergone a specialized procedure that uses...

An open letter to the producer of Fifth Estate

The President of The Canadian Critical Care Society has sent a letter to the producer of The Fifth Estate in response their episode "Dead...

Canadian first: Robotic single-site gallbladder removal

A da Vinci single-site cholecystectomy, or gallbladder removal, was performed at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) for the first time in Canada on September...

Latest News