For Immediate Release:
October 25, 2018
(LONDON, Ontario) – In a world first, surgeons at London Health Sciences Centre’s University Hospital have performed a robotic aortic valve replacement on a patient suffering from aortic stenosis – a narrowing of the aortic valve caused by calcification.
Media are invited to interview surgeon Dr. Bob Kiaii and the first patient to receive this life-changing procedure performed with the assistance of the da Vinci® surgical system.
Date: Friday, October 26, 2018
Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm
Location: University Hospital
339 Windermere Rd.
To book an interview slot, please contact Kathy Leblanc.
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Corporate Communications and Public Relations
London Health Sciences Centre
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