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A Better Bypass – landmark study!
Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) might be the standard treatment for Coronary disease, but it comes with an increased risk of post-operative stroke compared to other techniques. However new research suggests that a few tweaks to the technique might decrease this risk… find out more about this landmark study, carried out by surgeons associated with The Baird Institute.
Listen to Dr Norman Swan from the ABC’s Health Report interviewing Professor Michael Vallely
Professor Douglas K Baird AM MBBS FRACS
Douglas Baird was a gifted cardiothoracic surgeon who epitomised the ideals of science, surgery, sensitivity and skill. He was devoted to his patients, many of whom became lifelong friends.
Professor Baird was committed to ongoing research believing that surgical outcomes must be continually measured and improved.
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Professor Paul Bannon, Chairman of The Baird Institute, talks to the ABC News about the opening of the country’s first robotic surgery training facility called the “RPA Surgical and Robotic Training Institute” at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. The facility will have...read more
Two of The Baird Institute's Cardiac Surgeons, Prof Paul Bannon and Prof Michael Wilson, issue a warning over government policy on the ABC’s 7.30 Report. The warning relates to government policy on a revolutionary keyhole heart surgery procedure called TAVI...read more
Carol & Gale Radford: Find a creative way to 'give back' to The Baird Institute. In 2009, Carol Radford underwent a successful operation at Strathfield Private Hospital to repair a mitral valve. Her surgeon was Professor Michael Wilson from the Baird Institute. From...read more
On Sunday night, 2 April 2017, the 4th Annual James Wadland Night of Hearts was held to honour the memory of the late James William Howard Wadland. James passed away suddenly on 13th August, 2013 of an Aortic Aneurysm. His wife Natalie, has held an event each year...read more
In Australia, diseases of the heart, lung and blood vessels kill more people than any other disease.
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Our Latest Publication
Neural network imaging to characterize brain injury in cardiac procedures: the emerging utility of connectomics
Indja B, Fanning JP, Maller JJ, Fraser JF, Bannon PG, Vallely M, Grieve SM Br J Anaesth 2017 May;118(5):680-688 PMID: 28510745 Abstract Cognitive dysfunction is a poorly understood but potentially devastating complication of cardiac surgery. Clinically meaningful...read more
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