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Epworth GP webinar: Timing & Testing - Cardiology Update for GPs
TIMING & TESTING - Cardiology Update for GPs
Wednesday 27th April, 7pm - 8.15pm
2 CPD Points.

A/Prof Kean Soon, Interventional Cardiologist
A/Prof Michael Wong, Electrophysiologist

Moderator: A/Prof Martin Hiscock, Interventional Cardiologist

Both speakers are based at Epworth Richmond and Epworth Eastern.

During this GP Webinar, our speakers will cover a brief introduction to transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) procedure, current evidence of TAVI versus surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) in patients with different risk profile, current guidelines on the treatment of aortic stenosis as well as the GP's role in managing TAVI patients.
They will also examine the burden of syncope in Australia, how to risk stratify and the different investigations to consider.

1. Outline the current guidelines for treatment of aortic stenosis
2. Identify the GP’s role in the management of TAVI patients
3. Identify the possible causes of syncope
4. Recognise which investigations to consider depending on level of risk

Hosted by Epworth Healthcare, this GP education webinar provides the opportunity for Q&A.

Epworth GP Liaison
P: 03 9483 3111
F: 03 9426 6791
E: gpliaison@epworth.org.au


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