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Posts tagged "Endoscopy"

  • Clarification: The Ottawa Hospital Continues to Provide Endoscopies and Cataract Surgeries

    March 14, 2013 — The Ottawa Hospital is committed to providing the highest level of complex care for residents of the Champlain health region. As such, it will continue in the years to come to fulfil its mandate as a regional provider of cataract surgeries and endoscopic procedures. By the end of the current fiscal year (2012-13), which ends March 31, The Ottawa Hospital will have completed approximately 11,400 cataract surgeries. Over the 2013-14 fiscal […]

  • Endoscopy program changes

    November 21, 2013 – The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) is reviewing its Endoscopy program to refocus it on providing care for patients who require complex and/or hospital-based care. TOH currently performs approximately 17,000 endoscopies per year across all three of its campuses. The majority of the 6,000 procedures performed at the Riverside Campus are considered primary care and do not require the support of an acute care hospital. These cases can be safely and effectively managed […]