Tag: Mitral 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 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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SHDA Research Update – June 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 Yoon S-H, et al. Procedural and Clinical Outcomes in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Bicuspid Versus Tricuspid Aortic Valve Stenosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Mar 15. TAVR is increasingly being performed in patients with bicuspid aortic valve stenosis. This propensity score-matched study compared outcomes between 561 patients with bicuspid AS and 4,546 patients with tricuspid AS. Compared with patients with tricuspid AS, patients with bicuspid AS had...

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