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3D Printing Assisting Complex Heart Surgery

A team of surgeons at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, in conjunction with colleagues at UCD Anatomy recently developed a 3D printed, colour-coded heart model to aid them in the preparation and performance of complex heart transplant surgery.

Therapeutic Targets for Heart Diseases - Sleep Apnoea

UCD medical researcher Dr Silke Ryan has delivered the flagship Cournand lecture at European Respiratory Society’s (ERS) 2015 international congress in Amsterdam. During her lecture Dr Ryan outlined how her research findings may lead to the development of therapeutic targets for heart diseases associated with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). 

First International VTE Conference

The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital hosted the first international VTE Conference, 'Modern Multidisciplinary Care in Venous Thromboembolism', which took place in Croke Park recently. The event, which brought together world-leaders in different specialities caring for patients affected by venous thromboembolism, also attracted top academic researchers who shared the results of cutting-edge translational research.