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First European Symposium on Cardiac Pacing

Friday 26th June

Wolfson Theatre - Royal College of Physicians 11 St Andrews Place, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4LE

 

£50 to attend for all Healthcare Professionals 

The first 50 to register will be given a full refund of their registration fee following the event

 ➚ Click here to register 

 

0800 – 0810

 Welcome

Dr Francesco Zanon,

Ospedale Santa Maria della Misericordia,

Rovigo, IT

 

Dr Zachary Whinnett,

Imperial College,

London, UK

 

 

The Conduction System

 

0810 – 0820

 

 Anatomy of the Conduction System

 Considerations for conduction system pacing

 

Prof Yen Ho,

Royal Brompton Hospital,

London, UK

0820 – 0835

 

 

Physiology of ventricular activation

 

 

Dr Paul Foley,

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

Swindon, UK

 

 

Bradycardia Pacing

Chairs:

 

0835 – 0850

 

 

Right Ventricular Pacing Induced Cardiomyopathy, how common is it?

 

 

Professor Francisco Leyva

Aston University and Queen Elizabeth Hospital

0850 – 0905

 

State of art in His bundle pacing: where are we now?

 

 

Dr Francesco Zanon,

Ospedale Santa Maria della Misericordia,

Rovigo, IT

 

0905 – 0920

 

Left Bundle Pacing: safety and implant success rates

 

Dr Pugazhendhi Vijayaraman

Director of Electrophysiology

Geisinger Heart Institute

Pennsylvania, US

0920 – 0935

 

Leadless Pacing: overview of current evidence, which patients should be implanted?

 

Professor Aldo Rinaldi

Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital

 

Break

 

Pacing Therapy For Heart Failure

 

1010 – 1025

 

Biventricular Pacing: The gold standard for CRT. Optimal patient selection and implant technique

 

TBC

1025 – 1040

 

His Bundle CRT: Overview of physiology and clinical data.

 

Dr Gaurav Upadhyay, University of Chicago,

Chicago, UK

1040 – 1055

 

 Left Conduction system CRT

 Success rates, safety, follow-up data

 

Dr Xueying Chen MD, Shanghai, CN

1055 – 1110

 

 LV Endocardial Pacing for CRT

 Success rates, safety, follow-up data

 

Prof Angelo Auricchio, 

Professor of Cardiology at University Hospital in Magdeburg, DE

1110-1125

Pacing therapy for heart failure for pts without LBBB?

Dr Parikshit Sharma,

Director of Electrophysiology Laboratory

Dept of Internal medicine, Division of Cardiology

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, US

 

 

 

 

 

Practical Conduction System Pacing

 

1125 – 1200

 

 

 

Live Cases in the Box – His Bundle Pacing 

Case 1: Standard case

 

Case 2: The very challenging case 

 

10 min discussion

 

 

 

 

Case 1

Dr Pablo Morina, 

Huelva, ES

 

Case 2

TBC

 

 

1200 – 1215

 

 Confirming Conduction System Capture 

 Threshold testing, Programmed Electrical Stimulation

 

Prof Marek Jastrzębski,

Jagiellonian University Hospital

Krakow, PL

1215 – 1245

 

Live Case in the Box – Left Conduction system pacing

Case 1: The Huang technique

Case 2: The challenging case

10 minute discussion

Case 1

Dr Weijan Huang,

The First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, CN

Case 2

TBC

 

 

LUNCH

 

Controversies in conduction system pacing

 

13:45-1400

Are improved tools the answer for improving capture thresholds and implant success rate for HBP?

Dr Pugazhendhi Vijayaraman

Director of Electrophysiology

Geisinger Heart Institute

Pennsylvania, US

1400 – 1415

 

Is non-selective capture as efficient as selective capture?

 

Dr Karol Čurila

Cardiocenter, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, CZ

1415 – 1430

His Vs LBB pacing 

Dr Zachary Whinnett

Imperial College

London, UK

1430 – 1445

 

How best to select patients for conduction system pacing CRT and what is the best way to assess ventricular resynchronization?

 

Dr Ahran Arnold

Imperial College

London, UK

 

1445 – 1500

 

 

Is intra-septal pacing good enough for first line treatment?

 

Dr Kevin Vernooy,

Academical Hospital Maastricht,

Maastricht, NL

1500-1515

Should we target the atrial conduction system

TBC

 

 

 

Advances in ICDs

 

1530 – 1545

 

 Transvenous ICD – State Of The Art in 2020

 Inappropriate shock rates, complications, ATP

 

Dr Mauro Biffi,

Bologna, IT

1545 – 1600

 

 Subcutaneous ICDs

Overview of data,Threshold testing, Programmed Electrical Stimulation

 

Dr Luis Mont,

Barcelona, ES

1615 – 1630

 

Selecting patients for ICD implantation in the current era

 

Dr Sergio Richter,

Leipzig, DE

 

 

 

 

What is On The Horizon?

1630 – 1650

 

 

The clinician View 

Registry, clinical trials?

 

 

TBC

1650 – 1720

 

 Industry perspective

 

TBC

 

Programme Directors:

Dr Zachary Whinnett, Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist - Imperial College London, UK

Dr Francesco Zanon, Director of Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Unit at Santa Maria della Misericordia General Hospital, Rovigo, IT

 


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