Category: Cardiology

  • Macquarie University Hospital’s Structural Heart Team Complete Its 100th Tavi Procedure

    October 4th, 2016 by

    One hundred frail and elderly patients with calcific aortic stenosis have been given a new lease on life with a minimally invasive heart procedure being performed at Macquarie University Hospital. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation, or TAVI, is a relatively new procedure in Australia. However, Macquarie University Hospital surgeons have now performed 100 of these, giving them significant experience in this complex procedure.

  • LIFESTYLE AND LONGEVITY

    April 17th, 2016 by

    When it comes to cardiovascular health and longevity, nothing is more powerful than engaging in the simple daily activities that help people live longer and the evidence to support this is now very robust.