Tag: Aortic Valve

SHDA Research Update – August 2017

Welcome to the monthly SHDA Research Update. Our specialists have selected 3 seminal papers that have been recently published in each speciality (Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Imaging, Perioperative Medicine).   Cardiology Summarised by Sarah Catchpoole Watkins DA, et al. Global, Regional, and National Burden of Rheumatic Heart Disease, 1990–2015. N Engl J Med. 2017 Aug 24. This sub-analysis from the latest Global Burden of Disease study (1990-2015) reveals that while the prevalence and mortality of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is declining, rates remain high in lower-income countries and highest of all in Oceania. The morbidity and economic impacts of this preventable disease...

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SHDA Aortic Valve Symposium 2018

Symposium Details Date: Saturday 28th July 2018 Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm AEST Venue: Abercrombie Business School, H70, Abercrombie St & Codrington St, Darlington NSW 2006 Onsite Workshops: to be confirmed CD Points: ANZCA, ASAR, FRACP, CSANZ Abercrombie Business School Symposium Topics This symposium will focus on the aortic valve. Topics will include transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR), diagnosis and management of the ascending aorta & aortic valve, understanding and putting into practice: choice & timing of surgical procedures on the aorta & aortic valve and follow-up after aortic & aortic valve surgery. STREAMING SITES Additional streaming sites to be...

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