News & Information For Arrhythmia Clinicians

Where possible, we have shared the recording and presentation from each speaker, simply click on the talk title to view. Arrhythmia Alliance would like to thank everyone involved in London Arrhythmia Summit 2018, we look forward to seeing you all at Heart Rhythm Congress 2018.

 

Session 1 - 2017 Clinical Guideline & Trial Updates – Key messages
Chairs – Dr Wajid Hussain, Consultant Cardiologist, London UK &
Prof Thomas Luscher, Professor of Cardiology, London UK

08.40 - 08.55

2017 HRS/EHRA/ECAS/APHRS/SOLAECE Expert Consensus Statement on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

Prof Gerhard Hindricks, Director of the Department of Electrophysiology, Leipzig DE

08.55 - 09.10

 

2017 HRS Expert Consensus Statement on CIED Lead Management and Extraction

Prof Aldo Rinaldi, Consultant Cardiologist, London UK

09.10 – 09.25

2017 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for Ventricular Arrhythmias and the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death

Prof Sanjay Dixit, Professor of Cardiology, Philadelphia US

09.25 - 09.35

Castle AF – Summary & Key messages

Prof Carina Blomstrom-Lundqvist, Professor of Cardiology, Uppsala SE

 09.35 - 09.45

Contiguous and Optimized Radiofrequency Lesions in Atrial Fibrillation using the CLOSE protocol

 

Dr Vias Markides, Consultant Cardiologist, London UK

09.45 - 10.00

Clinical Trials of DOAC Therapy in the Arrhythmia/EP Arena

Prof John Camm, Professor of Cardiology, London UK

10.00 - 10.20

Ask the Expert -  Floor open for questions

Panel – Session 1 Faculty

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session 2 – New Frontiers in Arrhythmia Mapping & Device Therapy
Chairs – Prof John Camm, Professor of Cardiology, London UK &
Dr Vias Markides, Consultant Cardiologist, London UK

10.50 - 11.05

Dipole density mapping

Dr Andrew Grace, Consultant Cardiologist, Cambridge UK

11.05 - 11.20

New kid on the block - Omnipolar mapping

Dr Kumar Nanthakumar, Associate Professor of Medicine, Toronto CA

11.20 - 11.35

His bundle pacing – in lieu of an LV lead?

Dr Zachary Whinnett, Consultant Cardiologist, London UK

11.35 – 11.50

Leadless devices – are these safe to implant yet?

Dr Paul Roberts, Consultant Cardiologist, Southampton UK

11.50 - 12.20

Ask the Expert –  Floor open for questions faculty

Panel – Session 2 Faculty

12.20 - 12.40

Debate: Rotor mapping – should we persevere?

 

Pro: Prof Stephen Willems, Consultant Cardiologist, Hamburg DE

Con:  Dr Roger Winkle, Consultant Cardiologist, San Francisco US

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session 3 – The Ventricle

Chairs – Dr Magdi Saba, Consultant Cardiac Electrophysiologist, London UK &
Dr Jan Till, Consultant Paediatric Electrophysiologist, London UK

13.40 - 13.55

Mechanistic VT ablation with DEEP mapping

Dr Kumar Nanthakumar, Associate Professor of Medicine, Toronto CA

13.55 - 14.05

Epicardial VT ablation – how, why and when

Dr Roderick Tung, Associate Professor of Medicine, Maryland US

14.05 - 14.20

Brugada syndrome – ablation outcomes

Prof Pier Lambiase, Professor of Cardiology, London UK

14.20 - 14.35

CMR guided VT ablation

Dr Philipp Sommer, Senior Physician and Head of EPU Laboratories, Leipzig DE

14.35 - 14.50

Ask the Expert -  Floor open for questions

Panel – Session 3 Faculty

14.50 - 15.10

Debate: VT ablation – The earlier the better…?

Pro:  Dr Roderick Tung, Associate Professor of Medicine, Maryland US

Con:  Prof Sanjay Dixit, Professor of Cardiology, Philadelphia US

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session 4 – The Atria
Chairs – Dr Julian Jarman, Cardiologist, London UK &
Dr Tom Wong, Consultant Cardiologist, London UK

15.40 - 15.55

Low voltage guided AF ablation

Prof Hans Kottkamp, Consultant Cardiologist, Zurich CH

15.55 - 16.10

Does posterior wall isolation add value to PVI

Dr Lluis Mont, Consultant Cardiologist, Barcelona ES

16.10 - 16.25

50W in the left atrium – is this the limit?

Dr Roger Winkle, Consultant Cardiologist, San Francisco US

16.25 - 16.40

Minimally invasive surgical AF ablation – is it worth the referral?

Prof Laurent Pison, Assistant Professor of Cardiology, Maastricht NL

16.40 - 17.00

Ask the Expert –  Floor open for questions to afternoon faculty

  Panel – Session 4 Faculty

17.00

Closing Remarks

Dr Tom Wong, Consultant Cardiologist, London UK


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