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ANZSCTS ASM 2015 Photos

Thank you to everyone who attended the ANZSCTS Annual Scientific Meeting 2015, held recently at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide. Below are some photos from the event.

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Cardiothoracic Trainees Course featured in RACS Surgical News

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons' Expert Advisory Group (EAG) has released research results and published its draft report to the College on the extent of discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment in the practice of surgery. The report and statements...

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ANZSCTS Database Newsletter Issue 2 – June 2015

The July 2015 edition of RACS Surgical News (pg. 30) has featured an article on the ANZSCTS Cardiothoracic Trainees Course. The course was praised for it's practical demonstrations, skills training sessions and wet labs, practice oral exams, and the high-fidelity...

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RACS Support Program (RACSSP)

Please find below an update from the National Blood Authority focused on cardiothoracic surgery. The Patient Blood Management (PBM) guidelines are also available on their website. ANZSCTS Update April 2015

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President’s Autumn 2015 Newsletter

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care have released their clinical care standards for Acute Coronary Syndromes. This resource provides guidance to clinicians and health service managers on delivering appropriate acute coronary syndromes care....

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ANZSCTS Database Newsletter Issue 1 – January 2015

The St Vincent's Hospital Heart Lung Transplant Unit has carried out the world's first distant procurement of hearts donated after circulatory death (DCD). The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute and St Vincent's Hospital jointly developed a special preservation...

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