SHDA Right Heart Symposium 2016

SHDA Right Heart Symposium 2016

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


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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About The Author

Structural Heart Disease Australia

Structural Heart Disease Australia is an incorporated association focused on education in valvular and structural cardiac diseases. It was started by group of echocardiographers, anaesthetists, clinical and interventional cardiologists, and cardiothoracic surgeons to provide a useful learning resource for medical professionals.

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