St. Paul’s Hospital

Survival over 80% after valve-in-valve implantation

For patients with failed surgical bioprosthetic valves, one-year survival after transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation is 83.2%, according to a study published in the July 9 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Pepper spraying at St. Paul's Hospital

Vancouver police are searching for a suspect after four people, including two security guards, were pepper sprayed at St. Paul’s hospital.

Vancouver Coastal Health Spokesperson Clibe Camm says those sprayed suffered minor injuries.

Shelby Thom reports

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Man pepper sprays visitors, guards at St. Paul's Hospital

Two visitors and two security guards were injured in the apparently random attack.

Providence Health says four people are being treated after apparently being pepper sprayed by an unidentified man in St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver on Monday.

Spokesperson Dave Lefebvre said the seemingly random attack happened just before 4 PM PT, when the man came into the hospital front entrance and began screaming.

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Two visitors, two security guards pepper sprayed at St. Paul’s Hospital

VANCOUVER—Police hope to find a man responsible for pepper spraying the entrance of St. Paul’s Hospital this afternoon.

Providence Health Spokesman Dave Lefebvre says the man entered the hospital screaming.

He says the suspect ran out the building before the fire doors could be locked.

Hayley Cooper reports

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Study examines survival following repair of failed bioprosthetic aortic valves

In an analysis of about 460 patients with failed bioprosthetic aortic valves who underwent transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation, overall survival at one year was 83 percent, with survival associated with surgical valve size and mechanism of failure, according to a study in the July 9 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Four people pepper sprayed at St Paul’s Hospital

Four people injured after screaming man deploys pepper spray inside St. Paul’s Hospital

VANCOUVER—Four people have suffered minor injuries after a screaming man deployed pepper spray inside St. Paul’s Hospital on Monday afternoon.

Dave Lefebvre with Providence Health Care says the man walked into the main entrance at about 4 PM, screaming about something, and set off the spray.

Amy Judd reports

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Crazed man armed with pepper spray forces closure of St. Paul’s Hospital lobby

The main lobby of St. Paul’s Hospital was shut down for about an hour Monday after a screaming man deployed pepper spray inside the hospital, injuring four people.

Dave Lefebvre of Providence Health said a man entered the downtown Vancouver hospital’s front doors shortly after 4 PM, started screaming, then sprayed either pepper spray or bear spray into the air before fleeing the hospital.

Cheryl Chan reports

Paul Terry: driven to succeed

At first blush, Phemi Health Systems sounds a bit like one of those startups from HBO's Silicon Valley that have developed yet another health-care app that promises to make the world a better place.

But take a peek under the hood and it is instantly apparent that this is no ordinary startup, but one with some serious entrepreneurial horsepower and business bona fides behind it.

 Dominic Schaefer reports

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