cardiology
Interventional cardiology

Call for doctors to turn their stethoscopes to valvular heart disease

The Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute is urging GPs to turn their stethoscopes to valvular heart disease and, when identified, direct patients to cardiologists. It comes after the organisation found 254,000 Australians could be living with undiagnosed heart valve disease. Heart valve conditions have characteristic murmurs that can be heard with a stethoscope, but upskilling ...

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