The Force is with him: Alberta boy gets ‘Star Wars’ model of his heart

The Force is with this young transplant patient. Mason Thomas received a new heart at Edmonton’s University of Alberta Hospital when he was six. In order to help the now eight-year-old understand why he needed a new heart, experts printed a…

Tiny heart sensor giving Calgary doctors big advantage in ongoing patient care

A tiny wireless sensor is giving cardiovascular surgeons in Calgary a heads up in the ongoing care of patients who have suffered heart failure. The CardioMEMS device is just 15 millimetres long and is implanted in the pulmonary artery. It…