Symposium Playlist

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Symposium Details

Date: Saturday 23rd July 2016

Time: 9:30am to 4:30pm  (Melbourne time)

Venue: Encore St Kilda, 6/10-18 Jacka Blvd, St Kilda Sea Baths, St Kilda, VIC, 3182

Accommodation: For the best room rates in St Kilda please email us direct

Presented in combination with:

Encore St Kilda


08:30 Breakfast – Meet the Structural Heart Disease experts

Special ECHO session – How to measure the Left Atrium *Register on arrival at Philips booth

Prof Liza Thomas and Jacinta Nathan

09:45  Welcome – Prof Michael Vallely

10:00  Assessment of the Left Atrium (Prof David Muller/ Prof David Celermajer)

(15 mins) Left Atrial anatomy – All the nooks and crannies – Dr Sean Lal

(10 mins) MRI / CT assessment – What MRI and CT now reveal about the LA? – Prof Stuart Grieve

(20 mins) Function, strain, trans mitral and indexes / the latest guidelines 2015 – Prof Liza Thomas

(10 mins) Detecting Left Atrial thrombus – A/Prof Philip Mottram

(20 mins) Pulmonary Vein Isolation, CT / Fusion mapping and follow up – Dr Andrei Catanchin

11:30 Morning tea

11:50 Left Atrium Interventions I (Chair: Mr John Goldblatt/A/Prof Greg Scalia)

(15 mins) Medical Management of AF – Rate v’s Rhythm – Dr David Whalley

(15 mins) Surgical Pulmonary Vein Isolation / MAZE – state of the art – Dr Michael Yii

(15 mins) Anaesthetic management and imaging in Pulmonary Vein Isolation and RF ablation – Dr Tuong Phan

(15 mins) Interatrial septal device for heart failure – New Horizon? – Prof David Celermajer

13:00 Lunch

Special ECHO session – How to measure the Left Atrium *Register on arrival at Philips booth

Prof Liza Thomas and Jacinta Nathan

13:45  Left Atrium Intervention II (Chair: Mr Peter Skillington, Panel: Prof David Celermajer/ Dr Peter Hansen/Dr Michael Yii/Mr John Goldblatt/Prof David Muller)

(15 mins) Atrial Septal Defect – diagnosis, intervention and follow-up – A/Prof Greg Scalia

(15 mins) Atrial Septal Defect – surgical management – Mr Simon Moten

(40 mins) Live case in a box – Atrial Septal Defect catheter management – Prof Darren Walters / A / Prof Greg Scalia

(15 mins) Break

(15 mins) Removal of the LA appendage during cardiac surgery – should it be routine? – Prof Michael Vallely

(40 mins) Live case in a box – WATCHMAN Left Atrial device – Dr Julie Humphries / Dr Jason Sharp

16:30 Close Prof Michael Vallely

17:00 21:00 Cocktail night: Captain Baxter (next door) 10/10-18 Jacka Blvd, St Kilda VIC 3182

Meet the Structural Heart Disease experts / Proctors / Mentors and join the SHD community

Streaming Sites

Ballarat Base Hospital

Coffs Harbour Base Hospital

Fiona Stanley Hospital

Gold Coast University Hospital

John Hunter Hospital

Nambour General Hospital

Nepean Hospital

Orange Base Hospital

Port Macquarie Base Hospital

Princess Alexandra Hospital

Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital

Royal North Shore Hospital

Tamworth Private Hospital

The Prince Charles Hospital

The Tennyson Centre

Townsville Hospital

St John of God Bendigo Hospital






INT – INDONESIA Jakarta Pusat Jantung Nasional Harapan Kita (National Cardiovascular Center Harapan Kita)   Fairmont Hotel 3rd Floor, Diamond Room, Jl. Asia Afrika no.8, Senayan, Jakarta Pusat
INT – MALAYSIA Serdang Hospital Conference room, Cath Lab, 4th Floor, Hospital Serdang Jalan Puchong, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia
INT – SINGAPORE Singapore National Heart Centre Singapore, Main auditorium, NHCS, 5 Hospital Drive Singapore 169609


NSW   Coffs Harbour Base Hospital Mid North Coast Cardiology
NSW   Nepean Hospital ICU Kingswood
NSW   Kogarah Southern Heart Centre St George Private Hospital    Conference Room 2, Ground Floor
NSW   Lismore Lismore Base Hospital Lismore BH Cardiac Cath Lab
NSW   Newcastle John Hunter Hospital Royal Newcastle Centre, L2 near coffee shop, Resource Room 2-2425
NSW   Orange Base Hospital School of Rural Health, Crn Acacia Way & Canbolas Dr, Bloomfield Campus
NSW   Port Macquarie Base Hospital Peter Reed Lecture Room UNSW Rural Clinical School, 26 Highfields Cir
NSW   St Leonards RNSH Kolling Institute Edmund Collins Room, Clinical Services Building, Westbourne St L1
NSW   Tamworth Tamara Private Hospital, Tamara Consulting Rooms, 40 Piper Street
NSW   Wollongong Hospital, Crown St entrance, Block C, L8, Seminar Room 2
NT       Darwin Private Hospital The Board Room, Darwin Private Hospital, Rocklands Drive, TIWI 0810
QLD    Brisbane Princess Alexandra Hospital 1.2 L.1, Level 2, Main Building
QLD    Brisbane The Prince Charles Hospital TPCH-Ed Centre-Mark O’Brien Auditorium
QLD    Gold Coast University Hospital E-Block, Ground Floor, Room 002 (Small Lecture Theatre)
QLD    Nambour General Hospital Meeting Room 3, Ground Floor Nambour Hospital
QLD    Townsville Hospital Goanna Meeting Room (A2.519)
VIC     Wangaratta Cardiology and Respiratory Centre 29 Clark Street Dr Andreas Baisch consulting room
WA     Perth Fiona Stanley Hospital Lecture Room G2

Educational Partners

Additional Supporters

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