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Wednesday 12 October

To include 

ABLATION OF LONG STANDING PERSISTANT AF
AHSN SYMPOSIA - GOING FURTHER AND FASTER TO PREVENT STROKES WITH AHSNS
CASES & TRACES (2)
COMPLEX ISSUES IN DEVICE THERAPY
IMPROVING OUTCOMES OF SCAR-VT ABLATION: IMAGING, ACCESS, CATHETER AND ENDPOINTS
MASTER CLASS DEVICES, PART 6 - ARRHYTHMIA MANAGEMENT
MASTER CLASS EP, PART 2
ORAL ABSTRACTS (3)
SYNCOPE: MIND AND BODY 2

 

08:30-12:15 Oral Abstracts (3) - Hall 8a

Chair:  M Earley & M Hall
  London UK ;Liverpool UK
  AF & Ablation    
08:30 LEFT ATRIAL POSTERIOR WALL ISOLATION (THE "BOX LESION PATTERN") IN THE TREATMENT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: A SINGLE CENTRE EXPERIENCE G Furniss
Plymouth UK
08:45 DAY CASE CRYOBLATION (CRYO) FOR PAROXYSMAL ATRIAL FIBRILLATION (pAF) IN THE DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL IS SAFE AND EFFECTIVE IF DONE IN HIGH VOLUME WITH EXPERIENCED OPERATORS A Opel
London UK
09:00 ABLATION INDEX-GUIDED PULMONARY VEIN ISOLATION FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION MAY IMPROVE CLINICAL OUTCOMES IN COMPARISON TO CONTACT FORCE-GUIDED ABLATION A Hussein
Liverpool UK
09:15 THE PROCEDURAL COMPLICATION RATES AND SHORT-TERM SUCCESS RATES OF THORACOSCOPIC AF ABLATION DURING THE INSTITUTIONAL LEARNING CURVE C Pearman Liverpool UK
09:30 INITIAL PROCEDURAL RESULTS FROM DDRAMATIC-SVT STUDY: AD MECHANISM IDENTIFICATION AND LOCALISATION USING DIPOLE DENSITY MAPPING TO GUIDE ABLATION STRATEGY A Grace Cambridge UK
09:45 MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY IN MIDDLE-AGED INDIVIDUALS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: UK BIOBANK DATA D Connelly Glasgow UK
10:00 Break    
Chair: J McCready & D Connelly
  Brighton UK; Glasgow UK
  Clinical EP    
10:45 THE GM AHSN AF LANDSCAPE TOOL: A SHARED PUBLIC DATA PLATFORM TO PROMOTE QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS AND IDENTIFY OPPORTUNITIES TO PREVENT AF-RELATED STROKE IN THE DEVOLVED GREATER MANCHESTER HEALTH SYSTEM A Orlowski
Manchester UK
11:00 REAL WORLD PERSISTENCE, ADHERENCE AND SWITCH-OVER ACROSS ANTICOAGULANTS IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION-A NATIONAL POPULATION-BASED STUDY A Banerjee
London UK
11:15 ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION AND ATRIAL FIBRILLATION T McNicholas
Dublin IR
11:30 PREVALENCE OF SHORT QT AND CRITERIA OF SEVERITY IN A YOUNG ASYMPTOMATIC COHORT R Providencia London UK
11:45 SURFACE ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC FEATURES AND PREVALENCE OF ARRHYTHMIAS IN PAEDIATRIC FRIEDREICH'S ATAXIA M Montanes London UK
12:00 RISK STRATIFICATION OF TYPE 1 MYOTONIC DYSTROPHY: IS THE ECG ACCURATE ENOUGH TO SELECT PATIENTS AT RISK OF BRADYARRHYTHMIC EVENS? R Providencia London UK
12:15 Close    


08:30-12:15 AHSN Symposia - Going Further and Faster to Prevent Strokes with AHSNs - Hall 8b 

08:30 Welcome    
08:45 Successes on the road to reducing strokes.
How Academic Health Science Networks collaborate with partner organisations to reduce AF related Strokes

Developing a genotype guided dosing service
• The Greater Manchester Data Landscape Tool
Don’t Wait to Anticoagulate
London Communities of Practice
Detecting AF
• Outreach and virtual clinics
J Reynolds IA-NWC
A Orlowski GM AHSN
S Ray & S White WE AHSN
S Antoniou
S Khan
S Gordon
 
09:30 Struggle & Stumble: the difficult path to adopting innovation K MacKay  
10:00 Break    
10:45 Keynote presentation 1 – Personalisation of anticoagulation using Genomics J Burn, Newcastle Upon Tyne UK
 
11:10 Does Warfarin's Legacy live on? S Gordon  
11:30 Ask an AHSN. How do we go Further and Faster to prevent AF related Stroke? T Jamieson  
11:50 Summary    
12:00 Networking – Meet the AHSNs     
12:15 Close    


 

08:30-10:00 Master Class Devices, Part 6 - Arrhythmia Management - Hall 9 

Moderator: A Morley Davies
  Stoke on Trent UK
08:30 Debate - All device patients should be on remote follow up only  For: S Allen
Against: K Lascelles
Manchester UK; London UK
09:30 Debate - All patients who undergo AVN Abl should receive CRT-P For: A Zaidi
Against: D Todd
Manchester UK; Liverpool UK
10:00 Close    

 

08:30-10:00 Complex Issues in Device Therapy - Hall 10  

Chair:  N Linker 
  Middlesbrough 
08:30 Cardiac device infection: prevention and management A Khavandi
Bristol UK
09:00 "Difficulties at implant:  How to deal with difficult access and LV lead placement issues (venoplasty /snares/sub selectors)" A Rao Liverpool UK
09:30 Extraction of leads…when, why and how? C Plummer 
Newcastle UK
10:00 Close    

 

08:30-10:00 Master Class EP, Part 2 - Hall 11 

Chair:  S Harris
  Basildon UK
08:30 Arrhythmia provocation  D Farwell
Basildon UK
09:00 Ablation Lesion assessment I Wright 
London UK
09:30 Advances in 3D Electro anatomical mapping N Kelland 
Sheffield UK
10:00 Close    



08:30-12:15 Syncope: Mind and Body 2 -Supported by STARS - Interactive Area, Hall 3 

Chair:  N Gall & M Opie-Moran
  London UK; London UK
08:30 Welcome    
08:35 Bedside approach to starting a good relationship with the patient with anxiety, depression, or even a conversion syndrome J Hutton
London UK
09:15 Concepts and genetics of the placebo effect R Sheldon
Calgary CA
09:40 Syncope Management Unit - EHRA Guidelines
R Kenny
Dublin IR
10:00 Break    
10:45 Insights on syncope in adults over 50 years - from the TILDA study
R Kenny
Dublin IR
11:15 How to assess and diagnose pseudosyncope G van Dijk
Leiden NL
11:45 Cognitive behavioural therapy for pseudosyncope: a discussion M Opie-Moran
London UK
12:15 Close    

 

10:45-12:15 Cases & Traces (2) - Hall 9*

Chair:  N Kelland & J Paisey
  Sheffield UK; Southampton UK
10:45 Case 11 - A back-to-front arrhythmia: what is the mechanism?
C Martin
Cambridge UK
11:00 Case 12 - His Bundle Pacing to Confirm a Para Hisian Pathway
T Dillon
London UK
11:15 Case 13 - EP case
R Bowers  
11:30 Case 14 - The Ripple Effect
N Jones
Bournemouth UK
11:45 Case 15 - Always read the leaflet before proceeding
S Murray
Newcastle Upon Tyne UK
12:00 Case 16 - VT ablation and devices
D Zachariah 
Birmingham UK
12:15 Close    

 *If you have a case you think would be of interest please submit a synopsis by email to john.paisey@nhs.net for consideration.
 

10:45-12:15 Ablation of Long Standing Persistent AF - Hall 10 

Chair: W Hussain
   London UK
10:45 What the trials tell us and what they don't S Furniss
Eastbourne UK
11:15 Catheter Ablation: The optimal lesion set/role of the LAA isolation T Wong
 
London UK
11:45 Surgical/thoracoscopic ablation: past, present and future  R Yadav
London UK
12:15 Close    

 

10:45-12:15 Improving Outcomes of Scar-VT Ablation: Imaging, Access, Catheter and Endpoints - Hall 11  

Chair:  D Redfearn & R Schilling
  Kingston CA; London UK
10:45 Role of pre-procedural CT /MRI imaging  C Manistry
London UK
11:05 Should epicardial access be first-line in all patients? M Saba 
London UK
11:25 Contact force sensing: do the numbers matter? M Hall
Liverpool UK
11:45 Summary and Panel discussion    
12:00 Close    

 

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