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 Research Update – July 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  Lytwyn J, et al. The impact of frailty on functional survival in patients 1 year after cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jun 24. The prognostic value of three fraility indices were compared with the European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation II (euroSCORE II) in this prospective cohort of 188 patients (median age 71) undergoing elective (n=155) or urgent cardiac surgery (n=33). Prevalence of frailty was...

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SHDA Left Ventricle Symposium 2018

SYMPOSIUM DETAILS SAVE THE DATE Date: Saturday 17th February 2018 Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm Symposium | Cocktail & Networking Hour 4:00pm – 5:00pm Venue: Abercrombie Business School, H70, Abercrombie St & Codrington St, Darlington NSW 2006 Special Sessions: To be released. CD Points: ANZCA, ASAR, FRACP, CSANZ   Abercrombie Business School   Live Streaming Sites   INT CHINA GUANGDONG GENERAL HOSPITAL, ROAD DONGCHUAN 96, YINGDONG BUILDING, GUANGZHOU RM 212 INT NZ WAIKATO BASE HOSPITAL, WAIORA LEVEL 4 MEETING ROOM PEMBROKE ST, HAMILTON VIC WANGARATTA 29 CLARK STREET, WANGARATTA 3677, ROOM 1 VIC BENDIGO CENTRAL VICTORIAN CARDIOLOGY, STAFF EDUCATION ROOM VIC CLAYTON MONASH MEDICAL CENTRE, LECTURE THEATRE 1, 246...

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SHDA Adult Congenital & Rheumatic Heart Symposium 2017

Symposium Details Date: Saturday 29th July 2017 Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm Symposium | Cocktail & Networking Hour 4:00pm – 5:00pm Venue: Abercrombie Business School, H70, Abercrombie St & Codrington St, Darlington NSW 2006 Special Sessions: 8.00am – 9.30am – Imaging ASD – TOE | Philips Life Healthcare | Prof Greg Scalia (Doctors only) 8.00am – 9.30am Echo technical skills workshop | Building 3D model hearts and association with echo images Ruth Ramm 8.00am – 9.30am Live scanning | Hands on with Cathy West Brompton Hospital London & Sue Bradley 8.00am – 9.30am MR Assessment of ACHD including 3D printing with James Otton...

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