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The Montreal Heart Institute leads a Pan-Canadian alliance aimed to improve health outcomes for Canadians living with Heart Failure

May 3, 2022

As the National Heart Failure Awareness Week begins, the Montreal Heart Institute announces the creation of the Canadian Heart Function Alliance (CHF Alliance) Network. Uniting an extensive network of researchers, cardiologists, patients, caregivers, Indigenous elders, policymakers and supporting organizations across the country, this pan-Canadian alliance aims to tackle the challenges of heart failure – a common condition that is often fatal, and on the rise in Canada.

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A New Medical Device to Treat Complex Coronary Disease: A Quebec First for the Montreal Heart Institute

December 15, 2021

The Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) announces that the Hemodynamics Service has performed Quebec’s first intervention using an orbital atherectomy system on a patient. This state-of-the-art medical device dilates severely blocked arteries caused by calcium plaques.

This procedure creates space in the calcified artery for a stent to be installed. This small, expandable tube keeps the artery open and helps the blood flow properly.

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The Montreal Heart Institute Receives $9.35 Million From the Quebec Government to Lead a Major Virtual Clinical Trial Project

December 13, 2021

The Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) announces that it has won a request for proposals from the Fonds d’accélération des collaborations en santé (FACS). Pierre Fitzgibbon, Minister of Economic and Innovation, announced today a $9.35 million grant from the Government of Quebec to develop and deploy the project entitled Paradigm Shift in the Conduct of Clinical Trials.

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