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London Arrhythmia Summit 2018

Friday 16 March 2018

Kings Fund, 11 Cavendish Square, London

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 Consultants, GP's & Industry - £200       
Trainees & Allied Professionals - £95

*CPD will be applied for with the Royal College of Physicians*

Our aim is to give Electrophysiologists and Arrhythmia specialists an update and succinct review of all the important developments/changes in this arena over the past year. The programme is dedicated to highlight guideline changes and important studies that will impact daily practice as well as an opportunity to look ahead to new developments on the horizon. We aim to road map all the information to the relevant conferences and hence provide a comprehensive update.

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Agenda

08.00-08.30

Registration & Breakfast

08.30-08.40

Welcome & Introduction

Dr Vias Markides,
Consultant Cardiologist, London UK

Session 1 - 2017 Clinical Guideline & Trial Updates – Key messages

Chairs – Prof Thomas Luscher, Professor of Cardiology, London UK & Dr Wajid Hussain, Consultant Cardiologist, 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, Consultant Cardiologist, 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

10.20-10.50

Refreshments

 

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, Consultant Cardiologist, 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

12.40-13.40

Lunch

Afternoon

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, Consultant Cardiologist, Toronto CA

13.55-14.05

Epicardial VT ablation – how, why and when

Dr Roderick Tung, Associate Professor of Cardiology, 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 Cardiology, Maryland US

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

15.10-15.40

Refreshments

Session 4 – The Atria

Chairs – Dr Tom Wong, Consultant Cardiologists, London UK & Dr Julian Jarman, 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, 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

 

London Arrhythmia Summit Course Directors:

Dr Tom Wong
Dr Vias Markides
Dr Wajid Hussain
Dr Shouvik Haldar
Prof John Camm

Supported by unrestricted educational grants from:

 

 


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