Media Invitation: OUCH! Tongue surgery… YIKES!
Montreal, May 2, 2007: The Montreal Children’s Hospital of the MUHC is the only pediatric centre in Quebec with a multidisciplinary team dedicated to performing surgery on children born with tongues that are too long, too thick or both, a condition known as macroglossia.
During an up-coming press conference, you’ll learn more about this delicate and rather painful surgery. You’ll also get a chance to speak with children who have had the surgery and learn how it changed their lives.
WHEN: Monday May 7 at 10:30
WHERE: The Montreal Children’s Hospital of the MUHC
2300 Tupper Street
WHO: Dr. Sam Daniel & Nancy Racine, spokes person of a parents’ support group
Several kids who have had the surgery done
**Pictures of children before and after the surgery will be made available to the media along with video images of a young child recovering in the ICU after his operation.
For more information please call:
Lisa Dutton, Manager
Public Relations and Communications
The Montreal Children’s Hospital
The McGill University Health Centre