Hope Annis’s Story
It was during Vicki Foley’s 20-week ultrasound that they discovered fetal measurements were about a month behind schedule. Thus began regular monitoring and eventually a planned delivery at 37 weeks. While Royal Columbian Hospital’s Variety Neonatal Intensive Care Unit looked after baby Hope for her first few weeks, it took genetic testing to offer an explanation for the newborn’s small size. She was diagnosed with a rare chromosomal condition known as Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome.
Donors fund big needs at Royal Columbian
Dr. Sue Sidhu is among the surgeons at Royal Columbian Hospital who can fix severely broken ribs by using a […]
Tzu Chi Canada helps lab diagnose genetic disorder
Royal Columbian Hospital’s lab benefits from the generosity of the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, Canada. The group has […]
Moe Bruneau’s Story
Moe Bruneau discovered he was diabetic several years ago while undergoing tests following a minor heart attack. The reality of his type 2 diagnosis became much more evident later, when a blister on his left foot led to the loss of two toes.