The awful tragedy of a sudden death in a young person must not be made worse by the failure to investigate properly. Families want to know what happened, and want to be reassured that no one else is at risk of the same thing affecting someone else in their family. CIDG has been at the … Continued
Author: Mandy Graham
Hilal suffered a cardaic arrest at aged 5, with thanks to the quick treatment from Saint johns ambulance he has made a full recovery and is now planning to cycle round Lake Taupo to raise money for Heart Kids NZ. Good Luck Hilal, from all at CIDG. To read the full story click here and here
On the 18th and 21st September, the TVNZ produced television show “Shortland Street” featured a storyline in which a cardiac inherited disease contributed to the sudden death of a patient. The patient Lynley was undergoing a routine liposuction procedure under general anaesthetic. We see her recovering on the ward afterwards and she is recommended to … Continued
Happy World Heart Day 2015 to you and all your family from everyone at the Cardiac Inherited Disease Group.
CIDG is pleased to announce, the first joint cardiac genetic clinic in Christchurch which took place last week. 26 people from three families were seen jointly by Dr Kate Gibson: Clinical Geneticist, Dr Iain Melton: Adult Cardiologist, Dr Alex Binfield: Paediatrician and Dr Jon Skinner, Children’s Cardiologist and Chair of CIDG. Detection of cardiac inherited conditions in … Continued
Welcome to our new cardiac inherited disease group website. We have worked hard to ensure that this website is full of useful information for you and your family to easily access. We welcome your feedback regarding this new and hopefully improved website. Please contact us on the contact us page if you have any feedback. … Continued