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Published in the heart journal Europace, the researchers found that a 10% loss in weight along with management of associated risk factors, can reverse the progression of the disease.
Jessica Stanley from Channel 9 news reported on a collaborative clinical trial that 'for the first time, it found that the minimally invasive procedure was associated with a greater improvement in survival rates for atrial fibrillation patients compared to traditional treatments.'
Celine Gallagher (RN, PhD Candidate) won the Best Research Paper Presented Award in the Research Prize Session at the 2017 annual conference of the Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association (ACRA) in Perth.
Rajiv Mahajan continues his winning runs for 2013 with a clean sweep of every major award. He received first place for his outstanding work demonstrating reversal of the AF substrate at the Asia-Pacific Heart Rhythm Society in Hong Kong. Well done Rajiv – a superb culmination of what will be the most outstanding PhD thesis.
Sachin Nayyar was awarded this outstanding accolade for work on mapping ventricular tachycardia at the Asia-Pacific Heart Rhythm Society in Hong Kong. He has recently submitted his PhD thesis on Ventricular Tachycardia Mapping under the direction of Kurt Roberts-Thomson. Well done Sachin.