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Prof David McGiffin is Head of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Alfred Health.

The main areas of research for the department centre around improving outcomes in transplantation, particularly donor organ optimisation and preservation as well as innovations in cardiothoracic surgery, including sutureless valves, bidirectional ECMO cannulae and new generation VADs.


Research area keywords

  • cardiac surgery
  • transplantation


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