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

September 7-10, 2019
Swissotel Chicago, Chicago, IL

Registration Closed
Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1 (28.0), ABIM MOC Points (28.0), | Price: $1095-$975 | Early registration saves $100

Program

Saturday, September 7. 2019
7:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:45 a.m.
Welcome and Course Introduction
8:00 a.m.
Fundamentals and Supraventricular Tachycardias
Moderator: William Stevenson, MD
8:00 a.m.
Mapping Fundamentals, Electrograms, and Entrainment Pitfalls
William Stevenson, MD
8:40 a.m.
Focal Atrial Tachycardia: Recognition, Mapping, Ablation
Peter Noseworthy, MD
9:20 a.m.
Diagnostic Maneuvers for SVT/AVNRT/Accessory Pathways
Gregory Michaud, MD
9:50 a.m.
Question and Answer - Panel: Drs. Noseworthy and Michaud
10:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break
10:20 a.m.
Ablation of Atrioventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia (AVNRT): Beyond the Right Atrium
Warren Jackman, MD
11:00 a.m.
Illustrative Cases of AVNRT
Warren Jackman, MD
11:50 a.m.
Question and Answer - Panel: Dr. Jackman
12:00 p.m.
Lunch
1:00 p.m.
Ablation of Challenging SVT, AVRNT/Accessory Pathways
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
1:00 p.m.
Cavotricuspid Isthmus Dependent Atrial Flutter: Tough Cases
Peter Noseworthy, MD
1:40 p.m.
Challenging Accessory Pathways I
Warren Jackman, MD
2:30 p.m.
Arrhythmias in the Scarred Atria: Congenital Heart Disease, Post-Surgical Cases
Gregory Michaud, MD
3:00 p.m.
Question and Answer - Panel: Drs. Michaud, Jackman, and Wilber
3:15 p.m.
Refreshment Break
3:30 p.m.
Challenging Pathways II - Posteroseptal Pathways
Warren Jackman, MD
4:00 p.m.
Biophysics of RF: Understanding the Dangers of Contact Force and High Output Ablation.
Douglas Packer, MD
4:30 p.m.
Intracardiac Ultrasound Workshop: How Do You Get Those Views?
Gregory Michaud, MD
5:00 p.m.
Question and Answer - Panel: Drs. Jackman, Packer, and Michaud
5:15 p.m.
Adjourn
Sunday, September 8, 2019
7:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
7:55 a.m.
Introductions and Comments
David Wilber, MD
8:00 a.m.
Ventricular Tachycardia
Moderator: David Wilber, MD
8:00 a.m.
Anatomy of the Ventricles Relevant to Ablation: Approaches / ECG Correlations
Samuel Asirvatham, MD
8:45 a.m.
Step by Step Approach to Ablating Outflow Tract Tachycardias
Douglas Packer, MD
9:15 a.m.
LV Summit Ventricular Arrhythmia Cases
David Wilber, MD
9:45 a.m.
Question and Answer - Panel: Drs. Asirvatham, Packer, and Wilber
10:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break
10:20 a.m.
Papillary Muscle Arrhythmias: ICE guided RF and Cryo
Peter Noseworthy, MD
10:50 a.m.
Fascicular Ventricular Tachycardia
Samuel Asirvatham, MD
11:20 a.m.
Scar-Related VTs: Defining the Substrate: Voltage Mapping and Imaging in Ischemic vs Non-ischemic Cardiomyopathies
David Wilber, MD
11:50 a.m.
A Targeted Approach to Scar-Related VTs: Defining Channels
William Stevenson, MD
12:20 p.m.
Question and Answer - Panel: Drs. Noseworthy, Asirvatham, Wilber, and Stevenson
12:30 p.m.
Lunch
1:30 p.m.
Ventricular Tachycardia
Moderator: William Stevenson, MD
1:30 p.m.
Epicardial Mapping and Ablation: Getting There and Getting the Job Done Safely
David Wilber, MD
2:00 p.m.
Ablation of RV Scar-related VT: ARVC, Sarcoid, Tetralogy of Fallot
William Stevenson, MD
2:30 p.m.
Hemodynamically supported VT ablation: Who and How
Vivek Reddy, MD
3:00 p.m.
Scar Homogenization for VTs: Who and How
Andrea Natale, MD
3:30 p.m.
Question and Answer - Panel: Drs. Wilber, Reddy, and Natale
3:45 p.m.
Refreshment Break
4:00 p.m.
Case Studies in Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy
Smit Vasaiwala, MD
4:30 p.m.
Ablation of Polymorphic VT/Ventricular Fibrillation
Vivek Reddy, MD
5:00 p.m.
Question and Answer - Panel: Drs. Vasaiwala and Reddy
5:15 p.m.
Adjourn
Monday, September 9, 2019
6:50 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
7:25 a.m.
Opening Comments
7:30 a.m.
Atrial Fibrillation
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
7:30 a.m.
The Atria: Critical Anatomy. What You Need to Know
Samuel Asirvatham, MD
8:15 a.m.
Achieving Reliable Pulmonary Vein Isolation with RF ablation
Gregory Michaud, MD
9:00 a.m.
AF Ablation Outcomes in 2019
Douglas Packer, MD
9:30 a.m.
Question and Answer - Panel: Drs. Asirvatham, Packer, and Michaud
9:45 a.m.
Refreshment Break
10:00 a.m.
Identifying and Ablating Non PV Triggers: A Case Based Approach
Andrea Natale, MD
10:30 a.m.
Cryoablation for AF
Gregory Michaud, MD
11:00 a.m.
Ablation of Persistent AF
David Wilber, MD
11:30 a.m.
Post Ablation Atrial Tachycardias: A Systematic Approach
Samuel Asirvatham, MD
12:00 p.m.
Question and Answer - Panel: Drs. Natale, Wilber, and Asirvatham
12:15 p.m.
Working Lunch - Pick up lunch
12:30 p.m.
Interactive Case Based Discussions of Persistent AF: What is the Best Approach in 2019? Panelists: Drs. Natale, Packer, Michaud, and Wilber
Moderator: Smit Vasaiwala, MD
Atrial Fibrillation
Moderator: David Wilber, MD
1:15 p.m.
Emerging Tools for AF
Vivek Reddy, MD
1:45 p.m.
Avoiding Complications and Managing Risk in AF Ablation
Douglas Packer, MD
2:15 p.m.
Appendage Closure: Devices and Strategies
Vivek Reddy, MD
2:45 p.m.
Question and Answer - Panel: Drs. Reddy and Packer
3:00 p.m.
Refreshment Break – Move to Anatomy Session
3:15 p.m.
Hands on Anatomy Session
Samuel Asirvatham, MD
5:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
7:15 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m.
Breakfast Panel Discussion: Managing Anticoagulation in Patients Undergoing Ablation - Panelists: Drs. Natale, Packer, and Stevenson
Moderator: David Wilber, MD
8:10 a.m.
Opening Comments
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
8:15 a.m.
Stereotactic Radioablation
Douglas Packer, MD
Illustrative Case Discussion
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
8:45 a.m.
Putting It All Together: Complex Atrial Arrhythmias - Post AF Ablation and Otherwise
Andrea Natale, MD, Douglas Packer, MD, David Wilber, MD
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
9:45 a.m.
Refreshment Break
10:15 a.m.
Putting It All Together: Case Presentations of Ventricular Arrhythmias
Douglas Packer, MD, William Stevenson, MD, David Wilber, MD
Moderator: William Stevenson, MD
11:30 a.m.
Adjourn
Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1
    28.0
  • ABIM MOC Points
    28.0

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