Welcome to the monthly SHDA Research Update. Our specialists have selected 3 seminal papers that have been recently published in each speciality (Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Imaging, Perioperative Medicine). Cardiology Summarised by Sarah Catchpoole Lytwyn J, et al. The impact of frailty on functional survival in patients 1 year after cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jun 24. The prognostic value of three fraility indices were compared with the European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation II (euroSCORE II) in this prospective cohort of 188 patients (median age 71) undergoing elective (n=155) or urgent cardiac surgery (n=33). Prevalence of frailty was...Read More
Author: Structural Heart Disease Australia
SHDA has been featured in the journal Heart, Lung and Circulation. The article covers SHDA’s start, key activities, our future goals and commitment to Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAM)! Read article...Read More
Symposium Details Date: Saturday 17th February 2018 Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm Symposium | Cocktail & Networking Hour 4:00pm – 5:00pm Venue: Abercrombie Business School, H70, Abercrombie St & Codrington St, Darlington NSW 2006 Special Sessions: To be released. CD Points: ANZCA, ASAR, FRACP, CSANZ Abercrombie Business School Live Streaming Sites INT CHINA GUANGDONG GENERAL HOSPITAL, ROAD DONGCHUAN 96, YINGDONG BUILDING, GUANGZHOU RM 212 INT NZ WAIKATO BASE HOSPITAL, WAIORA LEVEL 4 MEETING ROOM PEMBROKE ST, HAMILTON VIC WANGARATTA 29 CLARK STREET, WANGARATTA 3677, ROOM 1 VIC BENDIGO CENTRAL VICTORIAN CARDIOLOGY, STAFF EDUCATION ROOM VIC CLAYTON MONASH MEDICAL CENTRE, LECTURE THEATRE 1, 246 CLAYTON ROAD...Read More
Welcome to the monthly SHDA Research Update. Our specialists have selected 3 seminal papers that have been recently published in each speciality (Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Imaging, Perioperative Medicine). Cardiology Summarised by Sarah Catchpoole Yoon S-H, et al. Procedural and Clinical Outcomes in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Bicuspid Versus Tricuspid Aortic Valve Stenosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Mar 15. TAVR is increasingly being performed in patients with bicuspid aortic valve stenosis. This propensity score-matched study compared outcomes between 561 patients with bicuspid AS and 4,546 patients with tricuspid AS. Compared with patients with tricuspid AS, patients with bicuspid AS had...Read More
Dr Paul Jansz, Cardiac Surgeon at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, talks about minimally invasive and robotic-assisted mitral valve surgery. Presentation delivered at the Structural Heart Disease Australia Mitral Valve Symposium 18th February...Read More
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