Symposium Playlist


Symposium Details

Date: Saturday 27 February 2016

Time: 9:45am to 5:30pm  (Sydney time)

Venue: Sydney University, New Law Annex, Law Lecture Room 101

Contact: Antonia Beddos & Angela Dawson, St Kilda Venues

Phone: 03 8534 8959

Email: [email protected]

Presented in combination with:

New Law Annex, University of Sydney


9:45 AM: Welcome – Dr Greg Scalia


10:00 AM: The Right Ventricle (Chair: Dr Greg Scalia)

Assessment and management of the right heart – Dr Julie Humphries

MRI assessment in non-congenital disease – Prof Stuart Grieve

Perioperative assessment and monitoring – Dr Chong Tan

Anaesthetic considerations with ventricular assist devices – Dr Stuart Hastings

Case studies of pulmonary vein isolation post stenting – Dr Darren Walters


Morning Tea


12:00 PM : Pulmonary hypertension (Chair: Dr Geoff Strange)

How to assess pulmonary hypertension, ePLAR – A/Prof Greg Scalia

Measurement of pulmonary pressures in the cath lab – Prof Eugene Kotlyer

How to manage pulmonary hypertension: an anaesthetic viewpoint – Prof Paul Forrest

Management of inadequate cardiac output postoperatively – Dr Marek Nalos

Case studies of ECMO for pulmonary embolism – Prof Paul Forrest


2:30 PM: Tricuspid Valve (Chair: Dr David Marshman)

Tricuspid valve assessment & pathology – Prof David Celermajer

Ebstein’s anomaly assessment & management – Prof David Celermajer

Transcatheter tricuspid valve interventions – Dr Darren Walters

Surgical options for tricuspid pathology – Prof Richard Chard

Assessment and echocardiographic follow-up – Dr Lisa Hourigan


Afternoon Tea
4:15 PM: Pulmonary Valve & Permanent Pacemakers (Chair: Prof Michael Vallely)

Epidemiology of pulmonary valve pathology & echocardiographic assessment – Dr Liza Thomas

When & how to replace the pulmonary valve – Dr Phil Roberts

How many leads is too many? Where, when and why we need to extract leads – Dr Peter Brady

Case studies of the pulmonary valve – Prof Richard Chard


5:30 – 6:30 PM: Wine and Cheese – North East Victoria selection

Streaming Sites

Ballarat Base Hospital

The Canberra Hospital

Coffs Harbour Base Hospital

Epworth Hospital

  • Room: Epworth Richmond Auditorium, Level 2, 32 Bridge Rd, Richmond
  • Contact: Rohan Wilson

Fiona Stanley Hospital

Gold Coast University Hospital

  • Room: E-Block, Ground Floor, Room 002 (Small Lecture Theatre)
  • Contact: Michael May

Gosford Hospital

  • Room: Diagnostic Cardiology Dept.
  • Contact: Amy Watling

John Hunter Hospital

Middlemore Hospital

Nambour General Hospital

Orange Base Hospital

Port Macquarie Base Hospital

Princess Alexandra Hospital

Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital

Tamworth Private Hospital

The Prince Charles Hospital

The Tennyson Centre

Townsville Hospital

  • Room: Anaesthetic Conference Room, Level 1, North Block (N1.672)
  • Contact: Dr Roslyn Shaw

St John of God Bendigo Hospital

  • Room: Central Victorian Cardiology conference/staffroom
  • Contact: Paul Allen

Ballarat Base Hospital, VIC – Room: TBC; Contact: Tania Harrison

Coffs Harbor Base Hospital, NSW – Room: Mid North Coast Cardiology; Contact: Dr Greg Swan

Epworth Hospital, Melbourne, VIC – Room: Epworth Richmond Auditorium, Level 2, 32 Bridge Rd, Richmond; Contact: Rohan Wilson

Fiona Stanley Hospital, Perth, WA – Room: Lecture Room G2; Contact: Dr Leigh Coombs

Gold Coast University Hospital, Southport, QLD – Room: E-Block, Ground Floor, Room 002 (Small Lecture Theatre); Contact: Michael May

Gosford Hospital, NSW – Room: Diagnostic Cardiology Dept; Contact: Amy Clark

John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW – Room: RNC Resource room 1-2426; Contact: Rebecca Thompson

Middlemore Hospital, Papatoetoe, NZ – Cancelled  

Nambour Hospital, QLD – Room: Seminar Room South, Block 3; Contact: Shaela McRae

Orange Base Hospital, NSW – Room: Bloomfield Campus; Contact: Jenny Glastonbury

Port Macquarie Base Hospital, NSW – Room: Peter Reed Lecture Theatre UNSW Clinical School 26 Highfields Circuit; Contact: Karen Hillcoat

Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD – Room: 1.2L.1, Level 2, Main Building; Contact: Tina Heatherington

Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD – Room: EB-1060, Lvl 1, Dr James Mayne Bld; Contact: Erin Johnston

Tamworth Private Hospital, NSW – Room: Tamara Consulting Rooms, 40 Piper Street; Contact: Alison Hartigan

The Tennyson Centre, Adelaide, SA – Room: The Tennyson Centre; Contact: Janet Hemsley

The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane QLD – Room: Mark O’Brien Auditorium; Contact: Jason Brightwell

Townsville Hospital, Douglas, Qld – Room: Anaesthetic Conference Room, Level 1, North Block (N1.672); Contact: Dr Roslyn Shaw

St John of God Hospital, Bendigo, VIC – Room: Central Victorian Cardiology conference/staffroom; Contact: Paul Allen

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