Libin media at the CCC

The Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC) is the largest annual gathering showcasing the best in cardiovascular research, Innovation, and care in Canada. For the 2010 instance of the CCC, almost 4,000 cardiovascular and allied health professionals from across Canada converged in Montréal from October 23-27. During the congress, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada issued press releases detailing some of the most important stories breaking at the CCC. This year, ten such press releases were issued of which three highlighted Libin Institute Members and their work.

Kryptonite™ superglue improving the quality of life in heart patients recovering from open-chest surgery
Dr. Paul Fedak with Libin co-authors
Read the Press Release

New CVD guidelines and position papers
Dr. Anne Gillis (atrial fibrillation) and Dr. Robert Sheldon (syncope)
Read the Press Release

Many women missing out on the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation
Dr. Billie-Jean Martin with Libin co-authors at the Cardiac Wellness Institute of Calgary and APPROACH
Read the Press Release

Sample of the substantial media attention garnered:

Paul Fedak on CTV national news
Billie-Jean Martin in the Montreal Gazette
Paul Fedak in the Globe and Mail
Billie-Jean Martin in Toronto Sun
Billie-Jean Martin on UCalgary Medicine portal


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