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Canadian first: The Department of Surgery implants a new biological aortic prosthesis

June 8, 2021

The Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) announces that the surgery department has implanted a new biological aortic prosthesis in a patient, a Canadian first. This cutting-edge medical device reduces the time required for surgery and the risk of complications; thus, patients enjoy a better quality of life.

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Results of the COLCORONA study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

May 27, 2021

Colchicine could be considered as a treatment for non-hospitalized patients diagnosed with COVID-19 by PCR test and at risk of complications.

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BRAIN-AF Study Receives Canadian Institutes of Health Research Grant

March 16, 2021


The Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) announces that the BRAIN-AF study has received a $1.4 million grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Seeking to better understand the effects of cardiovascular disease on the cognitive decline of the brain, the study will be able to recruit participants remotely thanks to this funding.

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