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 REPORTPlease 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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Put it in your diary ... DINNER DANCE FUNDRAISER Mollymoook Surf Club 6.30pm Sat 24th February, 2018 ALL FUNDS RAISED WILL GO TO THE BAIRD INSTITUTE Special guest speaker; Prof Paul Bannon Dance to the Dave Price Rock 'n' Roll Band Tickets $85 pp (includes catering...read more
Welcome back to our revamped “Heart to Heart” newsletter. Heart to Heart will be published twice a year with the aim being to keep you updated on all that is happening in research and training at The Baird Institute. 2017 has been a big year! In May, we released...read more
The Baird Institute’s Christmas ' "Cocktails and Conversation" was held on Thursday 30 November, 2017 at the Woolloomooloo Bay Hotel. (Left to right) Monica Attard, Rodney Merrett, Norman Kroehnert, Jo Dean and brothers Jake & Jason Rance, explaining what applied...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 the...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.
Together we can turn that around …
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