A new image guidance system is helping surgeons pinpoint locations in the body with precise accuracy for procedures such as pinpointing a brain tumour of finding an exact insertion spot of a spinal screw thanks to a $230,000 grant from the Health Sciences Foundation. This level of precision means less damage to healthy tissue during surgery resulting in better outcomes, reduced pain and shorter recovery times for patients.
The Indigenous Navigator is available for guidance and support when patients and families are unfamiliar with medical systems, do not speak English, and/or have travelled a long distance for treatment.
Indigenous Navigator services include:
Please phone the Indigenous Navigator directly at (807) 684-4324 or toll-free 1-877-696-7223 ext. 4324.