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Hear From Australia's Leading Heart Specialists

About Aortic Stenosis

Dr Alexander Incani

Interventional Cardiologist

Initiating Medication for Heart Failure Patients

Dr Scott McKenzie


Symptoms of Aortic Stenosis

Dr Karl Poon

Interventional Cardiologist

Treatment for Severe Aortic Stenosis

Associate Professor Dion Stub

Interventional Cardiologist

Syncope Considerations for GPs

Dr Vincent Deen


Coronary Stents for Heart Disease

The Benefits and Risks of an Angioplasty Procedure The coronary arteries are responsible for transferring...
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Heart Disease: Being Well and Living Well

What is Heart Disease? Heart Disease is also known as cardiovascular disease and is the...
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Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators: What are they and why do I need one?

Many patients may be referred for a pacemaker or an implantable defibrillator for a variety...
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Heart Failure: What are the symptoms and causes?

What is Heart Failure? Heart failure is when the heart is unable to pump enough...
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What is Cardiac Rehabilitation?

Cardiac rehabilitation or cardiac rehab as it may also be called is an individualised program...
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Fainting: When Should I be Worried?

Fainting (or syncope) can be a scary experience for everyone involved. One moment the person...
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Our medical advisory team are here to ensure all the information on this website is accurate giving you greater peace of mind.

Dr Kim Lai is a General Practitioner, also working at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Emergency and Trauma Centre,… Read More

Dr Kim Lai

General Practitioner

Dr Sonny Palmer offers individualised care to patients with aortic stenosis through his position as clinical coordinator of the St… Read More

Dr Sonny Palmer

Interventional Cardiologist

Professor David Playford did his initial training in General Medicine followed by Cardiology at Royal Perth Hospital, and then his… Read More

Professor David Playford

Echo Cardiologist

Professor Michael Vallely is a leading cardiothoracic surgeon with clinical appointments at Macquarie University Hospital, The Mater Hospital, Chris O’Brien… Read More

Professor Michael Vallely

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Professor Victoria Brazil is an emergency medicine physician and director of simulation at the Gold Coast Health Service, and at… Read More

Professor Victoria Brazil

Director of Simulation


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