SHDA Right Heart Symposium 2019

SHDA Right Heart Symposium 2019

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


Program Topics

  • Anatomy of the Right Heart
  • Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • Maladaptation of the RV in Athletes
  • MRI – Interesting cases
  • Primary pathology of the right ventricle
  • Functional TR – options for treatment -surgical, percutaneous, medical management
  • Imaging of the tricuspid valve
  • Pre-operative evaluation prior to tricuspid valve surgery for severe TR
  • Imaging of the right ventricle
  • Imaging and management of PPM induced tricuspid regurgitation
  • Right ventricle adaptation post transcath Mitral intervention
  • Right ventricle strain – Assessment tools
  • Mitraclip in the tricuspid position
  • Managing a failing right ventricle – Post-cardiac surgery
  • Transcatheter tricuspid valve implants the new world
  • LIVE CASE 1 – Right Heart Catheterisation using dynamic exercise
  • New therapies for pulmonary embolism – Expert Panel
  • LIVE CASE 2 – surgical pulmonary thombectomy



On-Site Workshops

Advanced TOE – Diagnostic and Intra-op Advanced Echo – Strain and 3D

Wet-lab – Dissection, Anatomy, Devices with Imaging

CT MRI Pattern Recognition – Computer workshop

ECMO and Impella Workshop simulation

Vascular femoral access with ultrasound for surgeons

CPD Points


Abercrombie Business School

Streaming Sites

Confirmed Streaming Locations

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

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.

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, 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, 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.

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.


More streaming sites to be confirmed

Right Heart Symposium 2016 Playlist

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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