Thread: Injury Report: Burrows may miss part of season
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06-15-2010, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by vanuck View Post
I know eh? I mean, this is Canada after all, where it takes forever for anything to get done . But at the same time, you have to wonder why he couldn't have gotten it diagnosed and operated on earlier, especially for a big-market team with tons of money.
The Canucks use private MRI facitities, etc. that they pay for. The issue that can arise is booking an operating room if the surgery needs to be done in a hospital rather than private surgical clinic. However the Canucks often use Cambie Surgery Centre, a private hospital as they specialize in Orthopaedic arthroscopic/sport injuries) treatment.
http://www.csc-surgery.com/index.php

My urgent elective (i.e. I am not on the cusp of death) surgery has a three month wait to get into an operating room.

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