In a Canadian first, a hybrid cardiac ablation procedure has been successfully completed at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). The procedure is a revolutionary treatment for patients who suffer from atrial fibrillation - the most common type of irregular heart rhythm.
The new procedure will help patients heal faster, stop...Read more
A KGHRI clinician scientist who pioneered the use of 3D ultrasound to assess heart disease is taking his imaging research into new territory.
Dr. Amer Johri, who is also assistant professor of echocardiography at Queen’s University, uses 3D ultrasound to quantify the amount of cholesterol and fat deposits, called plaques,...Read more
A revolutionary new technology is now in use at Kingston General Hospital (KGH) that is improving the treatment of patients with complex cardiac conditions. Known as the St. Jude Medical™ Ensite Precision™ cardiac mapping system, this technology is the first of its kind to be used in a...Read more
A KGH cardiologist has been recognized for his leadership in advancing training in novel techniques for treating cardiac arrhythmia to doctors across Canada and around the world.
The KGH Research Institute congratulates Dr. Stephen Archer, Clinician Scientist, KGHRI and Head, Department of Medicine, Queen’s University, who has received this year’s Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Heart Association. The award, created in 2003, honours American Heart Association members who have made extraordinary contributions to cardiovascular and stroke...Read more
KGH cardiac patients with heart rhythm disorders are the first in Ontario to be treated with a new medical technology similar to the global positioning systems (GPS) that drivers use to determine the location of their vehicle on a map.
MediGuide Technology offers KGH medical teams the ability to see...Read more
The Echocardiography Lab at Kingston General Hospital is a busy place, performing roughly 7,000 tests per-year, each one requiring different specialties and skill levels. Recently the Cardiac Care Network (CCN) of Ontario was here to watch the team in action as part of its new accreditation...Read more