Held as a virtual symposium on Saturday 30th October 2021.


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Advanced Heart Failure & Mechanical Circulatory Support

Presented by St Vincents Hospital Sydney – Advanced heart failure team  – Chair Prof Chris Hayward

  • Optimal medical management of heart failure: a quick update: A/Prof Kavitha Muthiah
  • Biventricular pacing and defibrillators: when and how: A/Prof Hari Raju
  • ECMO to the rescue: Dr Emily Granger
  • Unloading the left ventricle: bridge-to-bridge or bridge-to-recovery: Dr Alasdair Watson
  • Durable LVADs: bridge or destination?: Dr Alasdair Watson
  • When is the dead heart truly dead? Dr John Fraser (The Prince Charles Hospital)
  • Heart transplantation in Australia: current status and future directions: Dr Arjun Iyer
Infiltrative Cardiomyopathies

Presented by Westmead Hospital Sydney – Infiltrative Cardiac Clinics – Chair Prof Liza Thomas

  • “The plot thickens”: AL and ATTR cases: Dr Peter Emerson
  • Screening and diagnosis of Cardiac Amyloidosis: Dr Liza Thomas
  • Fabry disease: An overview of genetics and diagnosis: Dr Michel Tchan
  • Cardiovascular manifestations of Fabry Disease: Dr Aaisha Ferkh
  • CMR in Amyloid and Fabry: Dr Preeti Choudhary
  • Sarcoidosis: case presentation  Dr Paul Geenty
  • Echo in Sarcoid and Iron overload: Dr Mikhail Altman
  • CMR in sarcoid and Iron overload: Dr CJ Hsu
  • How can strain help in infiltrative cardiomyopathies: Practical tips. Paula Brown
  • Q & A (Panel)

Related Talks

  1. Cardiac Amyloid – Prof Greg Scalia
  2. Advanced trends in ventricular assist devices – Dr Paul Jansz
  3. Anaesthesia considerations with ventricular assist devices (VADs) – Dr Stuart Hastings
  4. Research Update March 2018
  5. Research Update Decmeber 2019

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