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.

An article covering this study appeared in the February edition of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC)

THE BAIRD REPORT

Please click on the adjacent image of our newly published report to download a copy.  Inside you will find a comprehensive guide to our activities and achievements over the past two years. We invite you to take a look inside and see how research outcomes actively and positively impact upon the patient and family.

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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THANK YOU AFTERNOON TEA

THANK YOU AFTERNOON TEA

On Friday 14 December 2018, The Baird Institute celebrated the support of our donors with an afternoon tea and a tour of the Hybrid Theatre, the state-of-the-art research facility at the Charles Perkins Centre (CPC) in Sydney University.  Along with many of our valued...

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WHAT MAKES A SUCCESSFUL NURSES EDUCATION CONFERENCE?

WHAT MAKES A SUCCESSFUL NURSES EDUCATION CONFERENCE?

 2ND HEART AND LUNG SURGERY NURSES EDUCATION CONFERENCE  CONNECTED CARE    What makes a successful education conference? This question occupied us during months of planning leading up to The Baird Institute’s 2nd Nurses Education Conference, held on 15 September,...

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AT THE CUTTING EDGE OF SURGICAL INNOVATION

AT THE CUTTING EDGE OF SURGICAL INNOVATION

The Baird Institute is excited to announce the funding of and collaboration with Vantari VR in building a Virtual Reality (VR) tool for surgical planning.The focus is on improving efficiency and outcomes for patients and is the first of its kind globally to be built...

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A BIG THANK YOU TO NATALIE FOR HER TIRELESS FUNDRAISING

A BIG THANK YOU TO NATALIE FOR HER TIRELESS FUNDRAISING

An amazing $9000 was raised at the James Wadland Night of Hearts! The latest James Wadland Night of Hearts (JWNOH) event, was held on April 2, 2018.  This celebration, held annually on James’ birthday, was bigger than usual, due to the fact that this year, James would...

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DICK SHAW’S FUNDRAISER A GREAT SUCCESS

DICK SHAW’S FUNDRAISER A GREAT SUCCESS

Dick Shaw's Mollymook Fundraiser was a great success, raising the amazing sum of $14,000. A wonderful night was had by all at Dick Shaw’s fundraiser for the Baird Institute down at Mollymook on the South Coast on February 24.  120 people attended, with the majority...

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