December 15 2019 9:16pm

Focus Montreal: MUHC patient survives an extremely rare heart complication

MUHC patient Karl Gauvin suffered a rare heart complication called a Ventricular Septal Rupture, which some describe as an exploding heart. The uncommon complication, also known as a VSR, has a low survival rate but Gauvin survived to talk about the experience. He, along with MUHC cardiac surgery chief Dr. Renzo Cecere who operated on Gauvin joined Global’s Elysia Bryan-Baynes to discuss.

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