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Making more hearts available for transplant

Heart Disease

Making more hearts available for transplant

There is a desperate need for more hearts to be able to be transplanted for the thousands of patients in need every year.

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Improving outcomes for transplant

Heart Disease

Improving outcomes for transplant

With the potential to increase the amount of hearts available for transplant we could potentially save the lives of 30% (or more) patients each year.

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A revolutionary balloon to assist the heart during failure

Heart Disease

A revolutionary balloon to assist the heart during failure

The introduction of a revolutionary treatment like this for people suffering heart failure in remote areas and developing countries could save the lives of hundreds and thousands of patients each…

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Using active imaging to find 'hidden' heart conditions

Heart Disease

Using active imaging to find 'hidden' heart conditions

In this innovative study, getting patients to ride a bike while inside the MRI machine, Dr Strugnell hopes to highlight and identify a range of heart diseases that rear their…

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Using the heart to save the heart

Heart Disease

Using the heart to save the heart

Peter Molenaar seeks to identify better use of medicines for the prevention of sudden, unexpected death in patients with heart failure by using the heart itself – sourcing small pieces…

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Reducing surgery time for heart device implants

Heart Disease

Reducing surgery time for heart device implants

With this revolutionary device, patient recovery time is expected to be greatly decreased and their post-surgery quality of life will significantly improve – patients will be able to get back…

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Allowing heart devices to respond to the body

Heart Disease

Allowing heart devices to respond to the body

This is a world first project using fibre optics to create a responsive heart pump.

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Identifying sleep apnoea in mental health patients

Lung Disease

Identifying sleep apnoea in mental health patients

Dr James Anderson, a Sleep Fellow at The Prince Charles Hospital, wants to make sure that these most vulnerable people in our community are receiving the care they need.

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No place like home: Helping ICU patients get home faster

Hospital Care

No place like home: Helping ICU patients get home faster

Jemima is investigating whether we can improve the current guidelines for exercising ICU patients, in order to aid their recovery and get them home to their families sooner.

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Predicting flare ups in chronic lung diseases

Lung Disease

Predicting flare ups in chronic lung diseases

The success of this project will lead to improved quality of care and reduced side effects for people with CADs, as well as reduce the number of people who fall…

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Identifying the cause to improve treatment of COPD 'flare ups'

Lung Disease

Identifying the cause to improve treatment of COPD 'flare ups'

Certain pathogens are responsible for a large portion of exacerbations in COPD patients - however it is not clear exactly which ones. Professor Ian Yang wants to define the most…

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How do air pollutants affect patients with COPD?

Lung Disease

How do air pollutants affect patients with COPD?

Patients with lung disease already experience infections, flare-ups and difficulty breathing. So what happens when these people are exposed to air pollutants, which are damaging even for healthy lungs?

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