-Cardiology

Pacing to a brand new beat

Pacemakers are truly a wonderful thing and have no doubt saved the lives of millions of people around the world who have had them inserted. But that’s not to say that the medical profession is not looking for a better way. That is exactly the role of medical professionals – [...]

Understanding TAVI

You may have heard of a TAVI procedure. Perhaps you, or someone close to you, has even been recommended they have the procedure done. It can feel overwhelming to hear, and you’ve no doubt got a few questions. Firstly, you may have wondered what a TAVI procedure is? TAVI stands [...]

2019-03-05T00:22:37+00:00Cardiology|

25 Years of Open Heart Surgery

Cardiac surgery commenced at St Vincent’s in August 1993 and has continued steadily over the past 25 years. The vision to plan and implement cardiac surgery began in the early 90’s with the then CEO Mr Antolovich, Medical Director John Clareborough and Cardiothoracic surgeon Mr Tony Wilson. The first cardiac [...]

2019-03-05T00:23:36+00:00Cardiology, Hospital News|

What is Interventional Radiology?

When it comes to cardiovascular disease, the earlier the treatment the greater the long term results. Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death and disability in Australia. Interventional radiologist Dr John Vrazas says cardiovascular disease can be now be treated earlier than ever using minimally invasive, image [...]

2019-03-05T00:24:23+00:00Cardiology, Hospital News|