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Royal Prince Alfred’s Michele McGrady is proof that it’s never too late to switch careers and follow your heart – even if it means 14 years of additional study and taking on the boys in a male-dominated field. At the …

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New research from Harvard Medical School has shown that the results of treatment of paroxysmal and persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) by catheter ablation are much better when co-existent sleep apnoea (OSA) is treated (JACC July 23 2013). Obstructive sleep apnoea …

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Professor Anushka Patel

Professor Anushka Patel, Chief Scientist at the George Institute for International Health, has joined Central Sydney Cardiology as a Consultant Cardiologist. Professor Patel is a distinguished international researcher on heart disease risk factor identification with a special interest in innovative …

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Heart failure, a condition where the heart is unable to pump blood effectively to meet the needs of the body, leads to fluid retention, breathlessness, tiredness and impacts on the quality of life of those affected by it. It is …

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Bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) is the most common congenital cardiac malformation, with a prevalence of 1-­2% in the general population and results in greater morbidity than all other congenital heart diseases combined. BAV is the result of abnormal valvulogenesis resulting …

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Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is common in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and has been shown to be a risk factor for AF in a number of studies of patients with and without structural heart disease. A series of studies …

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The National Genetic Heart Disease Registry offers people with genetic heart disease a simple yet effective way to help researchers save and improve lives. Since 2007, researchers have been collecting valuable information on Australians living with a genetic heart disease. This information …

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