William Osler Health System has joined a handful of hospitals in the GTA to offer a surgical technique that corrects a congenital deformity that causes ribs and the sternum to grow abnormally.
82 Minimally invasive esophagectomy: the Canadian experi-ence from a community hospital. H.S. Grover, S. Basi, P. GOlesson, S. Best, K. Haled. From the Division of Thor-acic Surgery, Department of Surgery, William Osier Health Centre, Brampton, and McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.
Carmen Tarantini is a fortunate man. When the fit, healthy 68-year-old began feeling fatigue without cause, he went to see his family doctor, who sent him for tests and referred him to his own thoracic surgeon. A month later, after multiple low dose chest CT scans and biopsies, William Osler Health System thoracic surgeon Dr. Kashif Irshad delivered the diagnosis to Tarantini and his wife, Anna. - Metroland News Service
'Remarkably simple' 20-minute procedure covered by OHIP