The new 2017 ESC/EACTS Guidelines for the management of valvular heart disease are now available. Download the full guideline on the European Heart Journal website. Summary of recommendations Summary of changes compared to...Read More
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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...Read More
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...Read More
SYMPOSIUM DETAILS SAVE THE DATE Date: Saturday 17th February 2018 Time: Symposium 10.45am – 4.30pm Workshops 8.30am – 10.30am & 4.00pm – 6.00pm Cocktail Hour 4.30pm – 6.30pm Venue: Abercrombie Business School, H70, Abercrombie St & Codrington St, Darlington NSW 2006 Onsite Workshops: Wet lab, heart dissection with imaging Imaging of the left ventricle VA ecmo insertion and management Selection of clinical cases Offsite Workshops: Imaging workshop – Adelaide CD Points: ANZCA, ASAR, FRACP, CSANZ Abercrombie Business School Live Streaming Sites INT NZ WAIKATO BASE HOSPITAL, WAIORA LEVEL 4 MEETING ROOM PEMBROKE ST, HAMILTON INT CHINA GUANGDONG GENERAL HOSPITAL, ROAD DONGCHUAN 96,...Read More
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...Read More
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