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Cardiovascular Diseases

Arrhythmias & the Heart: A Cardiovascular Update

Tuesday, January 28

TimeTopic
6:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  Ventricular Arrhythmias
Moderator: Paul A. Friedman, M.D.
7:00 a.m. Special Session — Wide Complex Tachycardias
Stephen C. Hammill, M.D.
7:30 a.m. The Cardiac Channelopathies: Who Needs an ICD?
Michael J. Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D.
7:55 a.m. Primary Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in Patients with Heart Disease: Patient Selection and Long-Term Outcomes
Christopher J. McLeod, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D.
8:20 a.m. Arrhythmias in Athletes: When Are Sports Not Worth the Risk?
Michael J. Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D.
8:45 a.m. Device and Ablation Therapy in Patients with Sustained VT/VF in the Setting of Underlying Ischemic Disease
Siva K. Mulpuru, M.D.
9:10 a.m. Approach to Patients with Idiopathic VT and ARVD
Hugh Calkins, M.D.
9:35 a.m. Refreshment Break
9:55 a.m. ICD Management for the non-EP Doc: Dealing with Everything from Cell Phones to Airports to Shocks to Rate Response
Paul A. Friedman, M.D.
10:20 a.m. Denervation Therapy for VF Syndromes
Michael J. Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D.
10:45 a.m. Identifying and Treating Idiopathic VT in the Normal Heart
Samuel J. Asirvatham, M.D.
11:10 a.m. Panel Discussion
Drs. Ackerman, Calkins, Asirvatham, McLeod, and Mulpuru
11:30 a.m. Case Based Workshop: Ventricular Arrhythmias
Moderator: Dr. Kusumoto
Panelists: Drs. Ackerman, Asirvatham, and Calkins
12:00 p.m. Adjourn