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Cardiology: A 2024 update on Aortic Stenosis Members login for free access About RACGP online events


Type: Webinar
30 Apr, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (AEST)


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Cardiology: A 2024 update on Aortic Stenosis

Webinar 30 Apr, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (AEST)

Join us for an engaging webinar on the latest updates in cardiology focusing on aortic stenosis. Dive into the epidemiology of this prevalent condition and learn to recognise its clinical signs and symptoms.

Gain invaluable insights into performing a rapid cardiovascular examination in primary care settings and recognise when to refer patients to an interventional cardiologist. Register now for our informative webinar.

Learning outcomes

  1. Outline the epidemiology of aortic stenosis.
  2. Identify clinical signs and symptoms of aortic stenosis.
  3. Summarise how to perform a rapid cardiovascular examination in primary care.
  4. Identify when to refer patients to an interventional cardiologist.
  5. Outline the importance of a Heart Team in the multidisciplinary care of patients with aortic stenosis.


Associate Professor Kaleab Asrress
Consultant and Interventional Cardiologist

Associate Professor Kal Asrress underwent medical training at the University of Oxford graduating in 2003 following a Bachelor’s Degree in Physiology from Cambridge. He underwent Physician Training at the John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford and sub-specialist training in coronary and structural intervention at St Thomas’ Hospital, London with the team that pioneered minimally invasive transcatheter valve interventions in the UK. His PhD was awarded from King’s College London and led to numerous publications and awards. He is a Consultant and Interventional Cardiologist at Macquarie University Hospital, St George, and St George Private Hospitals, as well as Bankstown Hospital where he is the Director of the Cardiac Catheter Laboratory, Interventional Cardiologist at Liverpool Hospital, and Clinical Associate Professor at Macquarie University. He performs a wide range of interventional procedures including coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention, as well as structural heart interventions that include Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI, TAVR), of which he is the highest-volume operator in South-Western Sydney; Mitral Interventions, Patent Foramen Ovale and Atrial Septal Defect closures, and Left Atrial Appendage occlusion for patients with atrial fibrillation that cannot take anticoagulants. He leads a busy clinical program and active research group dedicated to improving patient care and outcomes.


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