A/Prof Jayme Bennetts, Cardiac Surgeon at Flinders Medical Centre, talks about surgical options for rheumatic heart disease. Presentation delivered at the Structural Heart Disease Australia Adult Congenital & Rheumatic Heart Disease Symposium 29th July...Read More
Tag: Mitral Valve
Prof Brian Bailey, Interventional Cardiologist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, presents a live case of balloon mitral valvuloplasty. Presentation delivered at the Structural Heart Disease Australia Adult Congenital & Rheumatic Heart Disease Symposium 29th July...Read More
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
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
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