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November 18, 2016
Dr. Steve Lin Rescu, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital   Mentor: Dr. Paul Dorian
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The primary objective of this project is to reduce the burden of death from cardiac arrest. We will accomplish this by assessing the risk of sudden, arrhythmic death in survivors of a myocardial infarction (MI) and testing whether prophylactic implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) placement will improve survival. Impact: Significantly reduce the risk of sudden death...
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The aim of the PCAF program is to reduce atrial fibrillation (AF) admissions to hospital. Many hospitalizations and emergency room visits for AF can be prevented by better understanding patient motivation for presentation to the emergency room, by developing a patient AF toolkit based on such motivations, by supporting a patient-centred management of AF with...
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The goal of this program is to use a patient-led, iterative, mixed method design process to develop, validate and implement a range of complementary patient-centred information and communication technologies (ICT) to engage users to as to increase appropriate testing, management and intervention to reduce Sudden Cardiac Death following myocardial infarction. Ultimately we aim to create...
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About CANet

CANet is a Pan-Canadian multidisciplinary and multi-sectoral research and development network of investigators, well-positioned industry partners, patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers focused on arrhythmia research, technology development and commercialization, and digital transformation activities.