For Immediate Release:
January 19, 2011
(LONDON, Ontario) – London Health Sciences Centre will be announcing a world first, performed by the cardiac surgery team on November 3, 2010, that promises to make aortic valve bypass surgery easier and safer to perform.
Date: Monday, January 24, 2011
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: London Health Sciences Centre
CSTAR Multimedia Theatre
7th floor, Room B7-202
339 Windermere Road, London, ON
The physicians involved will explain the surgery they performed and will be available for one-on-one interviews.
A short video of the surgery will be available on our website and for distribution to broadcast media.
The patient will also be available for interviews.
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