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Aortic Stenosis; diagnosis, referral and treatment in NSW Members login for free access About RACGP online events


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Recorded: 28 Sep 2021


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Aortic Stenosis; diagnosis, referral and treatment in NSW

On-demand recorded 28 Sep 2021

Aortic Stenosis is the most common types of heart valve disease, currently affecting approximately 2% of those aged 65years and over, increasing to 10% for those aged over 80. Alarmingly, left untreated, the survival rate of this disease after development of symptoms is approximately 50% at 2 years.

This webinar will provide an overview of the causes of aortic stenosis and progression of this disease, specifically focusing on diagnosis and referral within NSW whilst also discussing the evolution of treatment based on the current 2020 AHA/ACC Valvular Heart Disease guidelines.

This event attracts 2 CPD points

This event attracts 2 CPD points

This event is part of Medtronic 12 part webinar series. Events in this series are:


Dr Trish Kahawita

Trish is a new GP fellow who is passionate about digital health, medical education, and doctor wellbeing. She has been practicing medicine for the last ten years and has worked all around Australia, in both urban and remote areas. Her main clinical interests include Women's and Children's Health, Mental Health, Neurology, Geriatrics / Palliative Care, and Tropical Medicine. She has just moved to Sydney where she will work as a medical educator for GP Synergy as well as being a community Palliative Care GP. She also volunteers as a peer support facilitator for junior doctors. She is excited about the future of primary care and the use of innovative health technologies.


Dr David Roy
Interventional cardiologist and adult structural cardiologist

Dr David Roy is an Interventional cardiologist and adult structural cardiologist at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney. Dr Roy graduated with honours in 2002 prior to undertaking physicians and cardiology speciality training in the UK, Ireland and Australia. After completing both structural heart and interventional fellowships in London, Dr Roy then worked as a consultant cardiologist in St George’s Hospital, London as a high-volume coronary and structural interventionalist. Dr Roy’s research background includes post graduate research in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) with a number of published first-in-man studies in the field of TAVI including the world’s first series of TAVI for AR. He has published numerous review articles, abstracts and journal articles in peer reviewed journals as well as presented his work as a headline speaker at many international meetings. Dr Roy has been an investigator in a number of randomised international TAVI trials. Dr Roy is the current editor-in-chief of the St Vincent’s Proceedings journal.

A/Prof David Muller
Interventional Cardiologist

Associate Professor David Muller is an Interventional Cardiologist located at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney. A/Prof Muller has a special interest in complex coronary stenting, peripheral vascular intervention, valvular heart disease and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). Associate Professor greatly contributes to research at the University of New South Wales and is also the Director of Director of Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratories at the St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney.



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