Your Generosity Saves Lives!

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Will you help us save lives?

Dr. Knibutat, Chief & Medical Director of Medical Imaging, and his team perform life-saving surgeries every day at Grand River Hospital (GRH).  Some of these life-changing procedures can now be done with minimally invasive techniques and have many benefits for patients like general anesthetic, incisions and longer recovery times.

The upgrades and technology in the medical imaging department allow surgeons to perform revolutionary procedures like transarterial chemoembolization, or TACE.  Dr. Knibutat remembers the day he was able to offer this new life-saving treatment in his own community for the very first time to an 80-year-old patient whose liver was severely damaged and had developed a tumour.  Until recently, her only option close to home would have been invasive surgery to remove the cancer.

Your generous gift today will help to make sure that these procedures are available to everyone who needs them right here in our community.

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And when you give to support upgrading essential medical equipment, an anonymous donor has pledged to match $100,000 for the hospital’s most urgent needs including imaging equipment upgrades!

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“Your donations have built a better hospital and a healthier community here at Grand River Hospital. Your giving brought the hospital a new interventional radiology unit in 2013, and a new CT scanner in 2017. Thanks to you, we can continue to actively work to offer the very best treatment for each patient we see.

I’m sure you can sense my excitement and gratitude to be part of a team that is now providing a key use of advanced imaging. It’s a crucial piece in our ability to offer exceptional health care close to home.”

Dr. Darren Knibutat
Chief and Medical Director of Imaging, Grand River Hospital

You can make a real difference in a tangible way!

While our imaging department is making excellent use of the high-end technology used for TACE and other new procedures, other essential pieces of equipment, such as our dedicated procedure ultrasound machine, is showing its age and needs to be replaced in order for us to continue to advance the level of care, we provide to the community.


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