From the archives: Introducing … Dr. Robot!
Robot-assisted surgery, the most exciting and revolutionary form of surgery ever performed at the JGH, got under way in December 2007.
Robotics eliminating surgical risks for the elderly and obese
Robot-assisted surgery has become so effective that, figuratively speaking, it transforms elderly and obese patients into younger, slimmer individuals with lower surgical risks, a national conference at the JGH has been told.
Major boost to JGH’s cardiovascular program through new Azrieli Heart Centre
The Azrieli Heart Centre has been launched at the JGH, as have upgrades to Intensive Care, through a combined $25 million gift that ranks as one of the most generous acts of philanthropy in JGH history.
Surgery + imaging in one room = Safer, more effective procedures
If a stripped-down term like “hybrid surgical suite” doesn’t quite convey the versatility or sophistication of the JGH’s newest operating room, just think of it as the Swiss army knife of surgical facilities.
Robotic surgery gaining ground at the JGH
As the benefits of robot-assisted surgery gain wider recognition, robotic procedures are being undertaken more extensively at the JGH.