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2017

How can health services adapt to the needs of Indigenous pregnant women with RHD? Qualitative study findings just published in ANZJOG

November, 2017

This research aimed to study rheumatic heart disease health literacy and its impact on pregnancy, and to identify how health services could more effectively meet the needs of pregnant women with rh

Just published: Placenta accreta ANZ: Incidence, risk factors and perinatal outcomes

November, 2017

A case–control study with active surveillance was undertaken with the aim of estimating the incidence of placenta accreta in Australia and New Zealand.

Just published: Vasa Previa Diagnosis, Clinical Practice, and Outcomes in Australia

September, 2017

Our study examines the incidence, risk factors, timing of diagnosis, clinical practice, and perinatal outcomes of women with vasa previa in Australia.

NurseUncut blog piece: Rheumatic heart disease in pregnancy in Australia

August, 2017

AMOSS' Geri Vaughan and  RHDAustralia's Vicki Wade uncover the realities of RHD today in this blog post

Maternal super obesity: an international collaborative population-based cohort study

July, 2017

AMOSS and the International Network of Obstetric Survey Systems (INOSS), have collaborated on a population-based cohort study, Maternal super obesity. The aim of the study was to  compare

AMOSS at Women and Heart Disease Forum

June, 2017

AMOSS' Geri Vaughan attended the Women and Heart Disease Forum, aimed at shining a light on lived experience of women and heart disease.

AMOSS at World Congress of Public Health

April, 2017

Professor Liz Sullivan chats with Mika Gissler of the Nordic Obstetric Surveillance System (Finland) for the recent World Congress of Public Health in Melbourne.

2016

Just published: Amniotic Fluid Embolism as a cause of maternal mortality in China

November, 2016

The aim of this study was to analyse the maternal mortality ratio, demographic and pregnancy related details in women who suffered a fatal amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) in China.

AMOSS receives grant for world-first study on cardiac disease in pregnancy

October, 2016

Professor Elizabeth Sullivan, with an outstanding team of investigators including cardiac and obstetric medicine and Aboriginal health, has been awarded the Heart Foundation NSW Cardiovascular Netw

Professor Elizabeth Sullivan discusses the impact of rheumatic heart disease

September, 2016

Professor Elizabeth Sullivan has been interviewed on radio 2-SER about the impact of rheumatic heart disease in pregnancy. The interview also details NHMRC-funded research into the condition. 

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