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Education session at Holmesglen Private Hospital

An evening education session and tour of our new cardiology service available at Holmesglen Private Hospital, 490 South Road, Moorabbin 3189, Vic.

Speaking was Dr Emily Kotschet, electrophysiologist and cardiologist on new pacing and heart failure devices.

Also speaking that evening was Dr Rob Gooley, interventional cardiologist on new therapies for valve disease, Dr Logan Bittinger, electrophysiologist and cardiologist on acute arrhythmia management and Dr Andrew Tay, emergency physician on diagnosis and management of chest pain in the community and in ED.

 

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Heart implant ‘small as grain of rice’ offering new hope – 9News

9News has published a feature on a device as small as a grain of rice that is being used for the first time in Australia to help treat heart failure.

Melbourne Heart Care’s Electrophysiologist and Cardiologist, Dr Emily Kotschet who is featured in the video said, “The device provides an opportunity to improve the heart failure symptoms beyond what we could’ve thought of,” she continues, “We think that’s a better way to pace the heart, but further knowledge and research will show us this, it certainly looks good in studies done to date.”

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Professor Ian Meredith on Acute Coronary Syndromes

Our very own Professor Ian Meredith answers the question: “In your opinion, what are the main reasons for the continuing high mortality rate associated with acute coronary syndromes?”

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Vale Dr Paul Antonis, 1971 – 2014

Dr Paul AntonisThe team and patients at Melbourne Heart Care all mourn the sudden and sad loss of our much-loved colleague, friend and dedicated practitioner, Dr Paul Antonis.
Paul had an amazing presence and there was never a dull moment when he was consulting at Brighton or Linacre.

His knowledge, caring nature, generosity, sense of humour and smiling face will be missed by us all here at Melbourne Heart Care every day.

To Michelle, Thomas, Madeleine, Patra, Robert and Simon we extend our deepest condolences and share in your grief.

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