Research in SA

The Cardiovascular Centre works closely with the University of Adelaide's Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders, undertaking world-class research and making breakthroughs in new treatments.

The Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders is a dynamic and dedicated research organisation committed to excellence in cardiac electrophysiology. The group is involved in both research and clinical management of heart rhythm disorders, allowing the rapid and direct translation of novel research discoveries to benefit patients.

The research programs of the Centre focus on the spectrum of heart rhythm disorders and involve a multidisciplinary team of physicians, bioengineers, research scientists and computational modelers. There is an integrated approach to research at the molecular, cellular, whole heart and patient level.

The mission of the centre is to advance the understanding and management of heart rhythm disorders with the aim of improving health and wellbeing in the community.

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  • 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.