Expert Q&As – CAD

Professor Jamie Vandenberg is the co-deputy director of the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute

CAD Fact Sheet

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is the accumulation of a substance called plaque in the coronary arteries

Cardiovascular disease in women

38:26 mins
In this health professional webinar, Jean Hailes endocrinologist Dr Sonia Davison discusses cardiovascular disease in women.

The single biggest health threat women face

14:16 mins
Surprising, but true: More women now die of heart disease than men, yet cardiovascular research has long focused on men.

Health Matters: Preventing cardiovascular disease

14 February 2019
The latest edition of Health Matters, PHE’s professional resource, focuses on the new ambitions developed by the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention System Leadership Forum (CVDPSLF) that sets to improve the detection and management of atrial fibrillation (AF), high blood pressure and raised cholesterol, and reduce the health inequalities associated with CVD, over the next 10 years.

Alfred Hospital Women’s Heart Clinic

The Alfred Women’s Cardiology clinic offers a streamlined service to assist timely diagnosis and specialist management of cardiac conditions more frequently seen in women while promoting healthy lifestyle and the prevention of heart disease for all Australian women.