Strike Out Heart Disease events - June 20th, 2014

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During the Strike Out Heart Disease season, the Vancouver Canadians Professional Baseball Club and St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation invite you to help us raise funds and awareness for the provincial Heart Centre at St. Paul’s Hospital by attending the following events. June 11, 2014 – St. Paul’s Celebrity Softball Classic Strike Out Heart Disease kicked Read More...

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

VANCOUVER, BC, 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 Read More...

Excimer Laser - May 20th, 2014

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A serious issue that once required open heart surgery is now treated with a beam of light thanks to an amazing piece of technology known as the excimer laser. The excimer laser: what is it? Cardiovascular surgeons at St. Paul’s use an excimer laser when performing surgery on patients with pacemakers and other implanted devices. A challenge 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: 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...

Famous chef thanks St. Paul’s Hospital with Jour du Macaron - March 19th, 2014

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For the third year in a row, Chef Thierry Busset – well-known for his famous macarons sold in downtown Vancouver – is raising funds to support St. Paul’s Hospital as a thank-you for the heart care he received there. “I started donating partial proceeds from the Jour du Macaron to St. Paul’s because the hospital Read More...

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