Patients with aortic valve disease have a new option for treatment at Kingston Health Sciences Centre.
The new approach, first used at KHSC’s Kingston General Hospital site in December 2016, uses a sutureless valve and keyhole surgery to replace a diseased valve with a prosthetic valve that needs no stitching...Read more
Andra Fawcett survived a major stroke in her early 50s. As she continues her progress to full mobility, she is also taking part in research using the KINARM, a game-changing robotic technology developed at Queen’s University and used in all three of Kingston’s academic research hospitals to assess the neurological...Read more
A brand-new cardiac mapping tool for helping cardiologists more effectively address the most common form of heart arrhythmia is being used for the first time in Canada today at Kingston Health Sciences Centre.
The tiny, sensor-enabled device, called the Advisor™ HD Grid Mapping Catheter, is inserted into the heart, where...Read more
As tick season gets underway, a research team at Kingston Health Sciences Centre is developing a simple tool to help doctors more quickly identify and treat Lyme carditis, a heart problem that has recently been linked to Lyme disease, a bacterial infection caused by tick bites.
Lyme carditis is an...Read more
A unique, team-based research program for helping patients with the most common form of heart arrhythmia has been awarded $500,000 from the W.J. Henderson Foundation.
The brainchild of KGHRI clinician scientist Dr. Ben Glover, the program will look at the effects of lifestyle changes on atrial fibrillation (AF). The most...Read more
Health research is entering an exciting new phase at Kingston’s academic and medical research institutions, and three clinician-scientists from the KGH Research Institute have taken to the airwaves to talk about it.
Drs. Stephen Archer, Paula James and Mark Ormiston were recently profiled on Blind Date with Knowledge, a new...Read more
A new team approach is helping hospital staff better address the needs of patients in Kingston Health Sciences’ KGH Emergency Department who don’t need to be hospitalized but have challenges to be addressed before going home.
“It’s made a massive difference,” says Heather Jenkins, Patient Flow Specialist and physiotherapist at...Read more
Innovative cancer research treatments and practices by clinician-scientists and researchers at Kingston Health Sciences Centre, the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario and Queen’s University have been recognized with funding from the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) and the Queen’s Cancer Research Institute (QCRI).
The awards will...Read more
Every few years a new piece of technology is released that can dramatically change the way medical teams provide care to their patients. Now, Canadian surgeons and researchers have partnered with a team in the U.K. to develop a tool that will transform the way cancer is surgically removed in...Read more
High-risk newborn infants in intensive care at Kingston Health Sciences Centre will be the first in Canada to be monitored and evaluated for their feeding skills in a novel research initiative led by Dr. Kimberly Dow.
Her 30-month project will study the use of a nipple-monitoring device in the neonatal...Read more