KANSAS CITY HEART RHYTHM SYMPOSIUM 2017
August 12-13, 2017 | KC Marriott Downtown

Agenda

Saturday, August 12, 2017

7:00 AM – 7:45 AM Registration/Breakfast

7:45 AM – 8:00 AM

Introduction/Welcome – Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
 

Session I
Chairpersons – Dr. Raghuveer Dendi and Dr. Jesus Val

8:00 AM – 8:10 AM

Multipolar Left Ventricle Pacing – Nuances and Differences Between Manufacturers for Proper Optimization

Speaker – Dr. Martin Emert

8:10 AM – 8:20 AM

Bridging and Destination VADs in Heart Failure

Speaker – Dr. Andrew Sauer

8:20 AM – 8:30 AM

Optimization of Heart Failure Treatment and CRT Response – ABLATE CRT and More

Speaker – Dr. Luigi Di Biase

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Debate: HIS Bundle Pacing is Better than CRT for HF Treatment/CRT is Better than HIS bundle Pacing for HF Therapy

Speakers –Dr. Gopi Dandamudi and Dr. Andrea Russo

9:00 AM – 9:20 AM

Panel Discussion

Session II
Chairpersons – Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy and Dr. Robert Simari
9:20 AM – 9:50 AM
KU Pioneers in Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Award –

Three Decades of Interventional Electrophysiology: Lessons from its Evolution and Some Thoughts for Its Future

Presenter Dr. Sanjeev Saksena

9:50 AM – 10:00 AM

Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device (CIED) Infections – State of the State

Speaker – Dr. Davendra Mehta

10:00 AM – 10:10 AM

Leadless Cardiac Devices – What Does the Future Hold?

Speaker – Dr. John Ip

10:10 AM – 10:30 AM

Panel Discussion

10:30 AM – 10:50 AM

Break

Session III
Chairpersons –Dr. Sandeep Duggal and Dr. Ashok Koul

10:50  AM – 11:00 AM

Prevention of Esophageal Injury During AF Ablation  – Deviators, Temp Monitors and More

Speaker – Dr. Andrea Natale

11:00  AM – 11:10 AM

Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator’s (ICD) – Are They a Viable Alternative to Conventional ICDs?

Speaker – Dr. Loren Berenbom

11:10 AM – 11:20 AM

Wearable External Defibrillators — Are They Overused?

Speaker – Dr. Madhu Reddy

11:20 AM – 11:30 AM

Panel Discussion

Session IV
Chairpersons – Dr. Timothy Smith and Dr. Gerald Naccarelli

11:30 AM – 11:40 PM

My CIED Patient Needs an MRI – Practical Considerations for Workflow and the Science Behind It

Speaker – Dr. Seth Sheldon

11:40 AM – 11:50 AM

Premature Battery Depletion in CIED Generators – Understanding the Intracies of Design

Speaker – Dr. Bradley Knight

11:50 AM –12:00 PM

ICD Leads – Single or Dual Coil? How Do you Choose Which for Whom?

Speaker – Dr. Davendra Mehta

12:00 PM –12:15 PM

Panel Discussion

12:15 PM –1:00 PM

Lunch Break

Session V
Chairpersons – Dr. Dhaval Parikh and Dr. Rhea Pimentel
1:00 PM – 1:10 PM

Lifestyle Management – Impact on the AF Management Spectrum

Speaker – Dr. Thomas Deering

1:10 PM – 1:20 PM

Novel Oral Anticoagulants: Post Market Data and the State of Reversal Agents

Speaker – Dr. Gerald Naccarelli

1:20 PM – 1:30 PM

How to Manage Oral Anticoagulation Periprocedurally During Ablations and Device Implantations

Speaker – Dr. Gopi Dandamudi

1:30PM – 1:40 PM

How Much AF is Too Much to Be Worried About Stroke Risk?

Speaker – Dr. Christine Albert

1:40PM – 1:50 PM

Tachycardia Mediated Cardiomyopathy – Insights Into Mechanisms, Pathology and Management

Speaker – Dr. Dipen Shah

1:50 PM – 2:10 PM

Panel Discussion

Session VI
Chairpersons –  Dr. Sandeep Gautam and Dr. Seth Sheldon

2:10 PM – 2:20 PM

Advances in 3D Mapping and Navigation in EP Procedures

Speaker – Dr. William Sauer

2:20 PM – 2:30 PM

Managing Cardiac Dysautonomia — Teach Me Something That Works

Speaker – Dr. Rakesh Gopinathannair

2:30 PM  –  2:40PM

Appropriate Selection of Heart Rhythm Monitors – Implantable, Wearable, Stickable Devices in Your Clinic Practice

Speaker – Dr. Raghuveer Dendi

2:40 PM – 2:50PM

Revisiting Rate versus Rhythm Control in 2017 – Lessons Learnt in the Last 2 Decades

Speaker Dr. Gerald Naccarelli

2:50 PM – 3:10 PM

Panel Discussion

3:10 PM – 3:30 PM

Break

Session VII
Chairpersons – Dr. Alap Shah and Dr. Bradley Knight

3:30 PM – 3:40 PMHow Do you Incorporate LAAO in Your Clinical ArmamentariumSpeakerDr. Moussa Mansour

3:40 PM – 3:50 PM

Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion as an Adjunctive Strategy for Improving AF Outcomes – LAALA AF, Belief and Amaze

Speaker – Dr. David Wilber

3:50 PM – 4:00 PM

Octreotide as a Bridge to Mitigating GI Bleeding for Targeted Exclusion

Speaker – Dr. Luigi Di Biase

4:00 PM – 4:10 PM

Left Atrial Scarring – Myth, Mirage or Truth

Speaker – Dr. Sanjeev Saksena

4:10 PM – 4:20 PM

Heart Rhythm Society and Grass Root Efforts for Professional Enrichment

Speaker – Dr. George Van Hare

4:20 PM – 4:40 PM

Panel Discussion

Chairpersons: Dr. Sanjeev Saksena, Dr. George Van Hare

Session XIII

4:40 PM – 5:30 PM 

Interesting Cases

Speakers – Dr. Omair Yousef, Dr. Sandeep Gautam, Dr. Valay Parikh

 
 

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Session IX
Chairpersons Dr. Madhu Reddy and Dr. Luigi Di Biase

7:30 AM – 8:15 AM

Manohar Gowda Young CV Researcher Award Presentation — Abstract posters will be available for review.

Session IX
Chairpersons  Dr. Obadah Alchekakie and Dr. Martin Emert

8:15 AM – 8:45 AM

Debate: PVI and CTI is All You Need for Non-Paroxysmal AF Ablation

Speakers –  Dr. William Sauer and Dr. Andrea Natale

8:45 AM – 8:55 AM

Did Contact Force Catheters Improve the Durability and Long-Term Success of Pulmonary Vein Isolation?

Speaker – Dr. Moussa Mansour

8:55 AM – 9:05 AM

Should CTI be Routinely Ablated Along with PVI and Vice Versa to Improve the Long-Term Outcomes of Atrial Arrhythmias

Speaker – Dr. Andrea Russo

9:05 AM – 9:15 AM

Drivers, Rotators and Motors – As Targets of Improved Success – The Search for the Holy Grail of AF Ablation

Speaker – Dr. Ravi Mandapati

9:15 AM – 9:25 AM

Managing Leaks, Device Related Thrombus and Post Procedural Anticoagulation/Antiplatelet Treatment

Speaker – Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy

9:25 AM – 9:35 AM

Myocarditis – The Hidden Dragon Behind Ventricular Arrhythmias

Speaker – Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM

Panel Discussion

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM

Break

Session X
Chairpersons Dr. Rakesh Gopinathannair and Dr. Andrea Natale

10:00 AM – 10:10 AM

Ablating IST and JET – Expedition in a Dingy in Shark-Infested Waters

Speaker – Dr. George Van Hare

10:10 AM – 10:20 AM

Managing Obstructive Sleep Apnea for Improving Outcomes of AF/HF Therapy

Speaker – Dr. Dipen Shah

10:20 AM – 10:30 AM

How to Best Approach a Non-Ischemic CMVT Ablation

Speaker – Dr. David Wilber

10:30 AM – 10:40 AM

Appropriate Utilization of Hemodynamic Support for VT Ablation

Speaker – Dr. Bradley Knight

10:40 AM – 11:00 AM

Panel Discussion

Session XI
 
Chairpersons – Dr. Sumer Dhir and Dr. Loren Berenbom

11:00 AM – 11:10 AM

Atrial Fibrillation and Dementia – Peeling the Layers

Speaker – Dr. Rhea Pimentel

11:10 AM – 11:20 AM

Summary of the Outcomes of IVTCC VT Registry

Speaker – Dr. Marmar Vaseghi

11:20 AM – 11:30 AM

AF Surgery — Status 2017

Speaker Dr. Trip Zorn

11:30 AM – 11:40 AM

When Will You Consider a PVC Ablation

Speaker – Dr. Ravi Mandapati

11:40 AM – 11:50 AM

Pacing Therapy in TAVR Patients

Speaker – Dr. Thomas Deering

11:50 AM – 12:00 PM

Non-Invasive VT Ablation

Speaker – Dr. Phillip Cuculich

12:00 PM – 12:20 PM

Panel Discussion

 
12:20 PM

Closing remarks and adjourn

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