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KNOWN ANZCA MEDICAL VIVA PATIENTS

Respiratory

  • Obstructive sleep apnoea, obesity hypoventilation syndrome
  • Obstructive; COPD, asthma, bronchiectasis, alpha-1 antitrypsin
  • Restrictive; idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary fibrosis secondary to amiodarone, diffuse systemic scleroderma
  • Pneumonia, tuberculosis
  • Post-lung transplant with cystic fibrosis
  • Lung cancer
  • Phrenic nerve palsy
  • Pneumothorax
  • Bronchopleural fistula
Cardiovascular
  • Ischaemic heart disease; angina, coronary stents
  • Cardiomyopathy; ischaemic, right heart failure, HOCM
  • Valvular heart disease; rheumatic, mixed
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Post-cardiac transplant
  • Marfan’s syndrome
  • Kartagener’s syndrome (primary ciliary dyskinesia) with anaemia
  • Arrhythmias; atrial fibrillation, flutter, VT, LQTS
  • Pacemaker, AICD
  • Congenital heart disease; TOGA with VSD and Eisenmenger’s

Abdominal

  • Chronic liver impairment secondary to alcohol, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, haemophilia factor replacement
  • Post-liver transplant
  • Chronic renal impairment secondary to polycystic kidney, diabetes
  • Post-renal transplant
Neuromuscular
  • Myotonic dystrophy
  • Acromegaly with cranial nerve pathology
  • Peripheral neuropathy/polyneuropathy; Guillain-Barre, polio, multiple sclerosis, Charcot-Marie-Tooth
  • Polyarthritis; rheumatoid, ankylosing, psoriatic arthritis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Neuropathic pain
  • CRPS with spinal cord AV malformation
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Connective tissue diseases
  • Friedreich’s ataxia

Endocrine

  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Diabetes
  • Cushing’s syndrome
  • Haemochromatosis

Immune

  • Common variable immunodeficiency
  • Wegener’s granulomatosis
  • Sarcoidosis

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