St. Paul’s welcomes first cardiovascular innovation fellow - June 12th, 2013

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An up and coming cardiologist from Israel has joined the team of cardiologists at St. Paul’s Hospital as the inaugural International Fellow in Cardiovascular Innovation. Dr. Danny Dvir began the two-year Fellowship working with St. Paul’s interventional cardiology group in April of this year. In particular, he will be working closely with Dr. John Webb, Read More...

Virtual Teaching Lab - November 4th, 2012

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Donors have completed the funding of a television production and broadcast centre that will enable health-care professionals around the world to learn about life-saving procedures pioneered at St. Paul’s Hospital. The Virtual Teaching Laboratory (VTL) is used to broadcast procedures at St. Paul’s to lecture theatres inside the hospital and locations around the world. Through Read More...

May Brown’s story - July 26th, 2012

As a former Vancouver city councillor and physical education instructor, May Brown had devoted her life to community service and physical activity. But after finding herself short of breath during a routine walk, Brown learned that life was at risk due to a failing heart valve. “I found myself deteriorating, had to be sure I Read More...

Province Story Series Week 4 - July 22nd, 2012

Heartbeat

Inside St. Paul’s Hospital’s Heart Centre The Province reports on their experiences during a week spent with the provincial Heart Centre at St. Paul’s Hospital Stories I do believe I went to heaven How Craig Watson became a bionic man Plugged in to a new life A donor is never forgotten Heart-attack rates vary widely Read More...

Transcatheter heart valve procedures - May 30th, 2012

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St. Paul’s Hospital is recognized internationally as a pioneer of innovative, minimally invasive heart valve replacement procedures that provide an alternative for patients too frail to undergo open-heart surgery. Transcatheter heart valve (THV) procedures involve inserting a thin tube with a replacement valve into the body through a small incision, then directing it to the heart through Read More...

Promise magazine: Spring/Summer 2012 - April 19th, 2012

Promise

Promise, the bi-annual magazine of St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation, provides updates and in-depth features on the innovative and world-leading care, research and teaching taking place at St. Paul’s. Receive a free mail subscription for future issues by emailing your name and address to sphfoundation@providencehealth.bc.ca View back issues of Promise Magazine View our most recent issue Read More...

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