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Bringing world-class cardiovascular care to Ontario’s northwest
Dr. Thomas Lindsay, right foreground, vascular surgeon  telementoring session to train vascular surgery teams Thunder Bay

​​​​Dr. Thomas Lindsay, right foreground, vascular surgeon, PMCC, conducts a telementoring session to train vascular surgery teams in Thunder Bay.

​With an innovative ‘one program, two sites’ model, the PMCC is helping patients in the Thunder Bay area stay closer to home for the life- and limb-saving procedures they need

Thunder Bay resident Pearl Slyford went for a routine doctor's appointment 15 years ago and received a surprise diagnosis.

"The doctor had a young intern working with him at the time, and he was examining my stomach and the intern said, 'What is this?' " says Ms. Slyford, now 83. "The doctor said,  It's an aneurysm."