Patients gain independence with each breath
The CANVent Program, developed at The Ottawa Hospital, uses revolutionary nonsurgical technology to help neuromuscular patients breathe on their own.
Grateful tattoo artist no longer takes blood thinners thanks to made-in-Ottawa rule
Sarah Rogers would have been taking blood thinners for life, if not for research at The Ottawa Hospital.
Molecular testing helps patient get into clinical trial
Chemotherapy wasn’t working for Cathy Chapman. However, a genetic test found a mutation that meant she could take part in a new international cancer drug trial – the first patient in Canada.
Monitoring catches fainting patient’s irregular heartbeat
A small percentage of people who faint suffer from serious medical conditions that are difficult to catch, which is why a new monitoring system has potential to save lives.