The purpose of this guide is to help you recover from cardiac surgery performed at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.
Download the patient guide
Recovering from Cardiac Surgery (pdf)
Webinar: Recovering from Heart Surgery
An educational discharge class for patients and their loved one(s) after heart surgery. This class is directed to those who are or will be recovering after heart surgery.
See our calendar for webinar schedules.
Your Physical Activity Program While Recovering from Cardiac Surgery
A Heartwise Webinar presentation for patients recovering from heart surgery and their families, moderated by UOHI Physiotherapist Audrée Brooks.
Your Cardiac Surgery
The Heart Institute’s educational videos were made in collaboration with the Institute’s Patient Alumni Association and seek to provide, along with the patient guides, all important information to patients and families prior to a procedure or surgery.