Our UHN programs and services are among the most advanced in the world. We have grouped our physicians, staff, services and resources into 10 medical programs to meet the needs of our patients and help us make the most of our resources.
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Our 10 medical programs are spread across eight hospital sites – Princess Margaret, Toronto General, Toronto Rehab’s five sites, Toronto Western – as well as our education programs through the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. Learn more about the services, programs and amenities offered at each location.
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Toronto General Hospital |
Maps & Directions A Laser Lead Extraction is done in the Operating Room.
Patients are admitted to the Cardiac Short Stay Unit on 5th Floor Munk Building on the morning of the procedure.
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A laser lead extraction involves the removal of pacemaker/defibrillator leads from a patient using laser technology.
Laser lead extractions are done under anesthesia and monitoring. Overnight admission is required.
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