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IMPROVING PATIENT OUTCOMES FOR PATIENTS FACING HEART OR LUNG SURGERY
Improving outcomes for patients facing hart or lung surgery
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 ... MONDAY 2ND APRIL 2018. Natalie, one of our fabulous community fundraisers, is holding her annual fundraising event for The Baird Institute this April 2nd. Each year she holds “James Wadland - Night Of Hearts”, an event on her husband's...read more
Jonathon raised an amazing $5160, $2160 over his goal of $3000. On Friday 16th December, Jonathon Dallimore shaved off his locks in front of 600 students at the school where he works, in order to raise money for The Baird Institute. "In 2009, my younger brother...read more
The MitraClip Asia-Pacific registry: Differences in outcomes between functional and degenerative mitral regurgitation
Tay E, Muda N, Yap J, Muller DW, Santoso T, Walters DL, Liu X, Yamen E, Jansz P, Yip J, Zambahari R, Passage J, Ding ZP, Wang J, Scalia G, Soesanto AM, Yeo KK Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2016 Jun;87(7):E275-81 PMID: 26508564 Abstract OBJECTIVES: The objective of this...read more
Chieng D, Janssen J, Benson S, Passage J, Lenzo N Heart Lung Circ 2016 Feb;25(2):e17-20 PMID: 26610711 Abstract Chronic Q fever endocarditis is a rare but important infection associated with risk of morbidity and mortality. Echocardiography rarely visualises the...read more
Shave My Head!
“In 2009, my younger brother underwent open heart surgery at the hands of the endlessly talented Professor Paul Bannon at RPA, supported by The Baird Institute. I’d like to do my small part to pay back both their dedication and support. I’ve had long hair since I was about 15 and it’s time for it to go.”
On Friday 16th December, Jonathon Dallimore shaved off his locks in front of 600 students at the school where he works, in order to raise money for The Baird Institute. Jonathon raised an amazing $5160, $2160 over his goal of $3000. Thanks Jonathon, this will really make a difference to the work we do!
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In Australia, diseases of the heart, lung and blood vessels kill more people than any other disease.
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Our Latest Publication
Addressing the ethical grey zone in surgery: a framework for identification and safe introduction of novel surgical techniques and procedures
Brown K, Solomon MJ, Young J, Seco M, Bannon PG ANZ J Surg 2019 Apr; PMID: 30974516 Abstract While the introduction of new surgical techniques can radically improve patient care, they may equally expose patients to unforeseen harms associated with untested procedures....read more
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