A study led by researchers at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (PMCC) at UHN suggests that the model used by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) significantly underestimates mortality in specialized heart surgery centres. The findings show that CIHI’s model does not capture all of the medical problems that patients at high risk for surgery have.
A unique pain program is helping complex surgical patients wean off opioids safely and effectively, while offering alternative ways to cope with their pain and improve how they function.
The Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research today announces that Dr. Slava Epelman has accepted the brand new role of Loretta Rogers Chair in Immunobioengineering.
Mr. Peter Munk has been one of the hospital’s most influential and loyal supporters for many years, serving on the Board of Trustees of the hospital, acting as an advisor to many of the hospital’s leaders, and supporting the creation, evolution and growth of the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre.
UHN now largest adult transplant program in North America. University Health Network’s Multi-Organ Transplant Program reached a milestone of completing 639 adult transplants in 2017, ranking first in volume for adult transplants in North America.
A deceased donor kidney has been preserved and kept healthy outside the body in a device that mimics the body’s physiological functions and successfully transplanted into a human, for the first time in North America.