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  • Centre performs 1,000th transcatheter heart valve procedure - June 5th, 2014

    VANCOUVER, JUNE 5, 2014 – This morning, St. Paul’s Hospital (SPH) broadcast a live transcatheter aortic valve implantation – on an awake patient (not under general anesthesia) – to the Transcatheter Valve Therapies Conference taking place June 5-7, 2014 at The Westin Bayshore. The patient was the 1,000th transcatheter heart valve (THV) procedure by the Read More...

  • Laser sharp technology at St. Paul’s leads patients to good health - May 16th, 2014

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    Today, you would never guess the 37-year-old Heather Meisner was once saved by the quick actions of a heart surgeon at St. Paul’s Hospital during a procedure that involves a state of the art laser. Several years ago, the normally active Maple Ridge, BC, resident couldn’t understand why she had less endurance and energy than Read More...

  • Catching up: Getting back a decade thanks to St. Paul’s kidney care - May 16th, 2014

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    Over the years, Promise magazine has shared the stories of many patients and their family members who received life-saving care and St. Paul’s Hospital. We revisit some of them and find out how they are doing today. In 2011, Jack Cheung was part of one of the province’s first in-centre nocturnal dialysis pilot programs – Read More...

  • Catching up: Family of care at St. Paul’s helps family in need - May 16th, 2014

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    Over the years, Promise magazine has shared the stories of many patients and their family members who received life-saving care and St. Paul’s Hospital. We revisit some of them and find out how they are doing today. It’s still hard for Lindsay Schneider to believe that she can once again run up stairs, pick up Read More...

  • Catching up: Twins find lifeline at St. Paul’s Maternity Centre - May 13th, 2014

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    Over the years, Promise magazine has shared the stories of many patients and their family members who received life-saving care at St. Paul’s Hospital. We revisit some of them and find out how they are doing today. Parents Connie Pickett and Todd Brunel are all smiles watching their twins, Owen and Olivia, play in their Read More...

  • Dr. Evan Wood to lead addiction services at Vancouver Coastal Health and St. Paul’s Hospital - May 9th, 2014

    VANCOUVER, MAY 9, 2014 – Dr. Evan Wood has been named the new Medical Director for Addiction Services at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) and Physician Program Director for Addiction at Providence Health Care (PHC) which operates St. Paul’s Hospital. Dr. Wood will assume the joint position at VCH and St. Paul’s at a time when Read More...

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