SHDA Right Heart Symposium 2019

SHDA Right Heart Symposium 2019

Right Heart Symposium Playlists



Symposium Details

This symposium is designed to bring together the different specialties that treat right heart structural disease, including right ventricular failure, tricuspid & pulmonary valve pathology, pulmonary hypertension, and right heart electrophysiology.


Basic Info

Date: Saturday 23rd February, 2019

Workshops: 8.30am – 10.15am

Main Symposium: 10.30 am – 5.00pm

Cocktail Hour: 5.00pm – 6.00pm

Venue: Abercrombie Business School, H70, Abercrombie St & Codrington St, Darlington NSW 2006


CME/CPD Points


1 point per hour for the main symposium, full attendance required

Abercrombie Business School


8:30AM Workshops
  • Computer Lab 1 – Advanced TOE – Diagnostic and Intra-op – Prof Greg Scalia and Jacinta Nathan
  • Computer Lab 2 – CT/MRI of the tricuspid valve and assessment of the RV – Dr Imre Hunyor
  • Computer Lab 3 – Advanced Echo – Strain and 3D – Prof Jonathan Chan, Prof Liza Thomas, Dr Mikhail Altman & Paula Brown
  • Wet-lab – Dissection, Anatomy, Devices with Imaging – Mr Aubrey Almeida
10:10AM Morning Tea
10:30AM The Right Ventricle
  • Anatomy of the right heart – Dr Sean Lal
  • Move over RVs and TAPSE – RV assessment – Strain all the way – Prof Liza Thomas
  • MRI – Imaging of the right ventricle – Dr Imre Hunyor
  • Rheumatic and Indigenous issues with RV – Dr Edwina Wing-Lun
  • MRI – Interesting cases – A/Prof Raj Puranik
  • Maladaption of the RV in Athletes – Dr Guido Claessen
  • Right ventricular remodelling in patients undergoing transcatheter and surgical mitral valve repair or replacement – Dr Sara Hungerford
  • LIVE CASE (in a box) – Right Heart Catheterisation using dynamic exercise – Dr Katrina Adorini
1:00PM Lunch 
  •  What Cardiac Sonographers need to know about Cardiac Devices – Miriam Norman
1:45PM The Tricuspid Valve & Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Imaging of the tricuspid valve – Prof Gregory Scalia
  • Novel Bioscaffolding (CardioCel) in Right Sided Applications – A/Prof Christian Brizard
  • Transcatheter tricuspid valve implants the new world – Dr Michael Michail
  • Mild to moderate Tricuspid Regurgitation in a functioning Right Heart – big data perspectives – Prof Geoffrey Strange
  • Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension – Dr Helen Thomson
  • PHT in left heart disease – Prof David Celermajer
3:30PM Afternoon Tea
3:45PM New & Existing Therapies for Pulmonary Embolism

(Expert Panel: Dr Garrick Don, Prof David McGiffin,  Mr Aubrey Almeida, Dr David Boshell, A/Prof Paul Forrest, Prof Geoffrey Strange)

  • ECMO in PE – A/Prof Paul Forrest
  • Inoperable CTEPH – available medical therapies – Dr Garrick Don
  • Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty for CTEPH – Dr David Boshell
  • LIVE CASE (in a box) – Pulmonary endarterectomy for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension – Prof David McGiffin
5:00PM Cocktail Hour ‘Meet the Speakers’ 

Streaming Sites

Confirmed Streaming Locations

CHINA, GUANGDONG: Road Dongchuan 96, Yingdong Building, Guangzhou Room 212.

NEW ZEALAND, CHRISTCHURCH: CVTU Room, Christchurch Hospital, 2 Riccarton Avenue.

NEW ZEALAND, WAIKATO: Waikato DHB, Level 4, Waiora, Pembroke St, Hamilton.

VIC, BENDIGO: Staff Room, Central Victorian Cardiology, cnr Lily and Barnard Streets, Bendigo.

VIC, MONASH: Lecture Theatre 1, Monash Heart, 246 Clayton Road, Clayton.

VIC, GEELONG: University Hospital-Barwon Health, John Lindell Theatre, Ryrie Street, Geelong.

VIC, WANGARATTA: Room 1, Wangaratta Cardiology and Respiratory Centre, 29  Clark Street.

NSW, GOSFORD: Lecture Theatre, Gosford Hospital, Holden Street.

NSW, COFFS HARBOUR: External Education Room, Coffs Harbour Health Campus, 345 Pacific Highway.

NSW, LISMORE: Cardiac Catheter Lab, Lismore Base Hospital, Uralba Street.

NSW, NEWCASTLE: RNC Resource Room 1 – 2426, John Hunter Hospital, Lookout Rd, New Lambton.

NSW, ORANGE: Critical Care Meeting Room 25520, Ground Floor, Orange Health Service, 1530 Forest Road.

NSW, PORT MACQUARIE: Room 1, Port Macquarie Cardiology, 12 Highfields Circuit.

NSW, TAMWORTH: Tamara Consulting Rooms, Tamara Private Hospital, 40 Piper Street.

NSW, WOLLONGONG: ICU Tutorial Room, Wollongong Hospital, Crown St, Wollongong.

QLD, BRISBANE: Mark O’Brian Auditorium, TPCH, Education Centre, Rode Rd, Chermside

QLD, GOLD COAST: Large Lecture Theatre, Gold Coast University Hospital, 1 Hospital Boulevard.

QLD, TOOWOOMBA: Unara Room 1, Toowoomba Base Hospital, 54 Pechy Street, Toowoomba

QLD, SUNSHINE COAST: CIU Meeting Room, Level 2, Sunshine Coast University Hospital, 6 Doherty Street.

QLD, TOWNSVILLE: Goanna Room, The Townsville Hospital, 100 Angus Smith Drive.

QLD, ROCKHAMPTON: Kenmore Conference Room, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, 31 Ward St, The Range.

SA, ADELAIDE: Conference Centre, Tennyson Street, 520 South Road, Kurralta Park.

WA, PERTH: Education Centre Rm G2, Fiona Stanley Hospital, 11 Robin Warren Drive, Murdoch.

NT, DARWIN: DPH Boardroom, NT Cardiac – Darwin Private Hospital, Rocklands Drive, Tiwi

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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