CTV News Ottawa - It's hard to believe but neurosurgeons at the Ottawa Hospital are able to use minimally invasive surgery to remove brain tumors through a patient's nostrils.
From hip replacement to heart surgery, minimally invasive or "keyhole" surgery is changing complicated medical procedures for both surgeons and their patients. Today, CTV’s Joanne Schnurr had the opportunity to don a gown and be a mock surgical student at the Ottawa Simulation and Skills Centre where doctors are learning how to save lives. Her two medical guides are young but already old hands at laparoscopic surgery. Third year residents Nada Gawad and Alexandre Tran use the laparoscopic tools and help train others how to use...>>>