Electrophysiology studies (EPS)
Implantable defibrillator (ICD)
Patent foramen ovale (PFO)
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA)
Trans-oesophageal echocardiography (TOE)
What you can expect while in our care
You can expected to be treated with care and dignity while visiting Sutherland Heart Clinic as a patient.
You are entitled to a clear explanation by your doctor of:
- your condition, problem or disease
- any planned treatment or investigation
- any alternative procedures available
- possible side effects, the chances of success and any serious risks involved.
By presenting yourself to our clinic you have implied general consent for treatment.
However for specific procedures and for patients who may be having a general anaesthetic you will be required to give written consent after suitable information is given.
You may withdraw your consent and refuse further treatment at any time.