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Respiratory Medicine for primary care: Lung transplantation and Pleural Effusions Members login for free access About RACGP online events


Type: On-demand
Recorded: 25 Aug 2021


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Respiratory Medicine for primary care: Lung transplantation and Pleural Effusions

On-demand recorded 25 Aug 2021

In this webinar, Professor Allan Glanville will discuss the important role primary care providers play in the care of patients requiring lung transplantation both prior and after the surgery. Dr Saghaie will discuss how to approach pleural effusions, including risk stratification, differential diagnosis and appropriate pathways of investigation.

Learning outcomes

  1. Identify suitable patients for lung transplantation and appropriate specialist referral pathways
  2. Describe the causes and severity of lung allograft dysfunction
  3. Describe the approach to investigating pleural effusions including risk stratification
  4. Differentiate between the types of pleural effusions and identify diagnoses that cause transudative and exudative effusions
This event attracts 2 CPD points

This event attracts 2 CPD points


Professor Allan Glanville

Professor Allan Glanville studied medicine at the University of Sydney and then undertook physician training at Royal Prince Alfred and Concord Hospitals, gaining his FRACP before undertaking further training in thoracic medicine at the Brompton Hospital in London and Stanford University, California, where he performed studies in the new discipline of human heart-lung transplantation, leading to the award of an MD.

Dr Tajalli Sagahie

Dr Saghaie is a Respiratory and Sleep physician with experience in interventional pulmonology, rigid bronchoscopy and management of large airways, diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy, management of pleural disease, and multidisciplinary care of lung cancer.

Dr Tim Senior

Tim is a GP at Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation in South Western Sydney.


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