For GPs: Celebrating 500 TAVI Cases
POSTPONED – Due to the evolving situation with the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) we are regretfully postponing this event. We will be in touch with a revised date as soon as possible.
General Practitioners, you’re invited to an educational dinner meeting to celebrate the successes of our program in Queensland, share cases, and discuss upcoming therapy advancements.
Dr Alexander Incani – Interventional Cardiologist
Dr Alex Incani graduated with first class honours and was dux of internal medicine in 2003. Following cardiology training at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, he commenced interventional training at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, working with the team who brought MitraClip to Australia. He then moved to The Prince Charles Hospital Brisbane to continue his coronary and structural interventional training before finishing in Vancouver under the supervision of Professor John Webb, pioneer of the Edwards transcatheter heart valve.
Dr Karl Poon – Interventional Cardiologist
Dr Karl Poon is an interventional cardiologist with a special interest in structural heart disease intervention, particularly as a teacher/proctor and high volume operator in TAVI. Dr Poon trained at prestigious institutions such as Royal Melbourne Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital. He undertook interventional cardiology fellowships at The Prince Charles Hospital and William Beaumont Hospital in Michigan USA with exposure to MitraClip, TAVI, Watchman devices amongst other complex structural interventions.
– Discuss the aetiology and prognosis of aortic stenosis
– An overview of heart sounds: when is a murmur serious
– Outline the diagnostic modalities and management options for patients with aortic stenosis
– Describe the following strategies for treating severe aortic stenosis: medical management, surgical and transcatheter valve replacements
Please RSVP by Thursday 19th March 2020
For further information call Allison Wilshere on 0439 075 503