Perth Cardio in the Media

Dr Gerald Yong performs Royal Perth Hospital's 200th TAVI

Friday, March 20, 2015

Perth Cardio's Dr Gerald Yong has performed revolutionary heart surgery on a decorated war veteran. This was the 200th Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVI) procedure performed in WA. A relatively new procedure, TAVI is used in place of open heart surgery for high risk patients with diseased heart valve. Dr Yong leads the TAVI programme in WA and has trained doctors and centres internationally in this technology. For more details, you can view the Channel 9 News video below.