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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Professor Michael Wilson of The Baird Institute, recently spoke to Matt Peacock of the ABC's 7.30 Report. The revolution in robotics and artificial intelligence has made its way into surgery. Patients needing coronary artery bypasses would normally require open heart...read more
The people who make ground breaking clinical trials happen have been honoured. These are the people who save and improve lives across Australia and around the world by funding, designing, conducting or participating in clinical trials. As a continuous and dedicated...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....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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McBride KE, Solomon MJ, Bannon PG, Young JM ANZ J Surg 2017 Jun;87(6):431-432 PMID: 28585756 Abstractread more
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