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Cardiovascular Diseases

Advanced Catheter Ablation: New Tips, Techniques, and Technologies for Complex Arrhythmias

Tuesday, September 10

Time Topic
7:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast
7:55 a.m. Introduction and Comments
Moderator: William G. Stevenson, M.D.
8:00 a.m. Catheter Ablation for Polymorphic VT/VF
Andrea Natale, M.D.
8:45 a.m. Live Cases from Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Putting it all Together
Moderator: William G. Stevenson, M.D.
Panel: Drs. Wilber, Callans, Natale, & Reddy Case 1: Post AF Ablation Flutter
Case 2: VT/VF Ablation
10:15 a.m. Refreshment Break
  Atrial Fibrillation
Moderator: David J. Wilber, M.D.
10:30 a.m. The Atria: Integrating Anatomy and Imaging
Samuel J. Asirvatham, M.D. and Douglas L. Packer, M.D.
11:30 a.m. Pulmonary Vein Isolation: Interpreting Electrograms, Achieving and Assessing Permanent RF Lesions
Gregory F. Michaud, M.D.
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Video Case Based: Ancillary Ablation Beyond PV Isolation Linear Lesions, CFAE, Rotors, and Focal Targets
David J. Wilber, M.D.
2:00 p.m. A Case of Ablation for Persistent AF: The Austin Approach
Andrea Natale, M.D.
2:30 p.m. A Case of Ablation for Persistent AF: The Penn Approach
David J. Callans, M.D.
3:00 p.m. Beyond PV Isolation: Neural targets for AF
Warren M. Jackman, M.D.
3:30 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:45 p.m. Managing Risks of AF Ablation: Protecting the Brain, Esophagus and Phrenic nerve
Vivek Y. Reddy, M.D.
4:15 p.m. Efficacy Outcomes of AF Ablation: What the Trials Say and Don’t Say Should Change Your Practice Now
Douglas L. Packer, M.D.
4:45 p.m. Emerging Technologies and Approaches for AF Ablation
Vivek Y. Reddy, M.D.
5:15 p.m. Robotic Navigation for Ablation: What Does it Add?
Andrea Natale, M.D.
5:45 p.m. Adjourn