Symposium Programme2023-01-28T11:49:12+00:00

Programme Overview

State of the Art Education for Arrhythmia Professionals

Programme Overview

Session 1:       9.05 am
Pre-implant considerations: Selecting patients for primary prevention ICDs

Session 2:       10.05am
Device implant considerations

Session 3:       11.30 am
Post-implant considerations and follow-up

Session 4:       1.15 pm
Advanced VT Management: Quickfire tips and updates

Session 5:       3.45 pm
Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: Making and Assessing Lesions

Programme subject to change

Full Programme

TIME TITLE SPEAKER
08:00 – 09:00 REGISTRATION
09:00 WELCOME John Paisey

SESSION 1: Pre-implant considerations: Selecting patients for primary prevention ICDs

Chairs: Lisa Anderson & TBC

TIME TITLE SPEAKER
09:05 Optimal Timing of Primary Prevention ICDs

When to recommend device therapy in the wider therapy evidence base
TBC
09:25 Primary prevention ICDs in ischaemic and non-ischaemic NICM. Are we getting it right?  

Examines whether current guidelines remain relevant against a backdrop of a rapidly changing medical landscape and advances in risk stratification
Elijah Behr
09:45 Discussion Faculty & Chairs

SESSION 2: Device implant considerations

Chairs: Eleri Gregory & TBC

TIME TITLE SPEAKER
10:05 His Bundle and LBB pacing: Ready for Prime Time?

Covers the data for CSP in brady and CRT pacing
Zach Whinnett
10:20 His and LBB pacing easier than you think

A practical approach on how to perform conduction system pacing for brady and CRT
Dan Keene
10:35 Advances in SICDs

Impact of new developments on outcomes
Niall Campbell
10:50 Questions & discussion Faculty & Chairs
TIME TITLE
11:05 BREAK & REFRESHMENTS – Osler Room

SESSION 3: Post implant considerations and follow-up

Chairs: TBC

TIME TITLE SPEAKER
11:30 Using HF risk data to optimise care for device-HF patients  Fozia Ahmed
11:45 How to practically provide MRI for patients with non-conditional cardiac devices  Charlotte Manisty
12:05 Insights from the latest NICOR cardiac device registry  

A review of device and ablation activity in 2021 and 2022
Mark Dayer
12:25 Discussion Faculty & Chairs
TIME TITLE
12:35 LUNCH – Osler Room

SESSION 4: Advanced VT Management: Quickfire tips and updates

Chairs: Vishal Luther & Donah Zachariah

TIME TITLE SPEAKER
13:15 Can I now list someone for post-MI VT ablation after their 1st ICD episode?

Placing VT ablation in the hierarchy of therapies. Practicalities and evidence.
Shahnaz Jamil-Copley
13:30 Setting up and running a multi-disciplinary VT clinic

Optimising patients management in busy clinical settings.
Tarv Dhanjal
13:45 Defining the scar and borderzone during VT ablation

Should we still be using 0.5-1.5mV?
Vishal Luther
14:00 Questions & panel discussion Faculty & Chairs
14:15 Coronary Vein Exit and CO2 Insufflation technique

Turning epicardial access inside out.
John Silberbauer
14:30 Bipolar RF ablation in challenging VT cases

Problems approached from both directions
Anthony Li
14:45 Radiotherapy in the treatment of refractory VT

Current UK experience, future developments for this emerging technique
Justin Lee
15:00 Questions & panel discussion Faculty & Chairs
TIME TITLE
15:15 BREAK & REFRESHMENTS – Osler Room

SESSION 5: Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: Making and Assessing Lesions

Chairs: Claire Martin & TBC

TIME TITLE SPEAKER
15:45 Pulsed Field Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation

The options, the evidence.
Dhiraj Gupta
16:05 Convergent Ablation

How and in whom?
Syed Ahsan
16:20 RF Lesion assessment in clinical AF ablation

Inputs and outputs to judge lesion size in RF ablation.
Waqas Ullah
16:40 Questions & panel discussion Faculty & Chairs

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