Elena Pancewicz

Elena completed her Bachelor of Science at Adelaide University.  She received honours in Physiology through CSIRO Department of Human Nutrition and the University of Adelaide. As a trainee Sonographer in 2000, she undertook a Post Graduate Diploma of Medical Ultrasound where in 2003 she received her certificate through Cardiac Australian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine.  Elena's roles evolved from trainee to Senior Sonographer specialising in 3D Ultrasound and research studies.  As a senior sonographer of the practice she was entrusted with training and mentoring trainee sonographers.  At the Cardiovascular Centre her role is primarily aimed at providing a high quality echo service and meeting the expectations of our referring doctors in a confidential and caring manner.  In addition to undertaking echo services Elena also routinely assists with Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitors, Holter Monitors, Stress Tests, ECGs and assists in office administrative duties.

  • Professor Sanders says...

     
    Atrial fibrillation is a consequence of several reversible risk factors - high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, sleep apnoea, and excessive alcohol. Your management of atrial fibrillation must include strict control of these risk factors.