December 13, 2012
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) is celebrating 2012 as one of the most successful years in its history. Significant achievements in patient care, research and funding were made possible by the Heart Institute’s committed team and...
December 6, 2012
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Marc Ruel, Cardiac Surgeon and Endowed Chair of Cardiac Surgery Research at UOHI, as the new Chief of Cardiac Surgery. Appointed for a 5-year mandate, Dr....
December 3, 2012
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) participated in the largest genetic study of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) to date. Researchers from the CARDIoGRAMplusC4D Consortium report the identification of 15 genetic regions newly associated...
November 27, 2012
A significant milestone was reached at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute as the transplant team performed its 500th heart transplant, 28 years after the first transplant in Ottawa was performed by legendary cardiac surgeon and founder of the...
October 29, 2012
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) is setting the stage in what could become a revolution in medical imaging in Canada as it announces striking results in radiation reduction for the diagnosis of cardiovascular disease. The...
October 26, 2012
In Canada alone, almost 2 million people are known to be living with diabetes. And around a million more have the disease but are not aware of that fact, and have not been given the tools they need to control their blood sugar and safeguard their...
October 25, 2012
The 2012 Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC), the largest and most prestigious gathering of cardiovascular professionals in the country, will open on October 27 and the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) will be championing its research...
October 3, 2012
A new ground-breaking technology was recently used at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) where two cardiologists, Dr. David Birnie and Dr. Pablo Nery, implanted a new innovative leadless defibrillator, the subcutaneous implantable...
September 21, 2012
According to a recent NRC Picker report, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) receives outstanding patient satisfaction rates, positioning the heart health care centre among the best in Ontario.
September 7, 2012
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) and its Foundation are delighted today to launch the first edition of a new magazine, Matters of the Heart . Meant to influence the lifestyle choices of those living in Ottawa and across Canada, this...