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

KCHRS 2016 Conference Highlights

Session 1

Welcome

Multipolar Left Ventricle Pacing – The New Trick in the Heart Failure Magic Show – Dr. Jie Cheng

Vagal Nerve Stimulation in Heart Failure – Dr. Michael Gold

Optimization of Heart Failure Treatment and CRT Response – Role of Ablation – Dr. Amin Al-Ahmad

Stem Cell Therapy for Heart Failure – Are We There Yet? – Dr. Buddhadeb Dawn

HIS Bundle Pacing or CRT for Heart Failure: Discovering New Methods for an Old Problem  – Dr. Pugal Vijayaraman

Session 1 Panel Discussion

Session 2

Pioneers in Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Award – Dr. Hein Wellens

How to Minimize Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device (CIED) Infections – Capsulectomy, Antibiotic Pouch and More – Dr. Marye Gleva

Leadless Pacemakers – Implant, Explant and Long-Term Safety and Efficacy Data – Dr. Paul Friedman

Session 2 Panel Discussion

Session 3

Esophageal Injury During AF Ablation – Prevention, Diagnosis and Management – Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy

Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator’s (ICD) – Are They a Viable Alternative to Conventional ICD’s? – Dr. Loren Berenbom

Wearable External Defibrillators – Everyone Should be Bridging with One While They are Waiting to Meet Guideline Based ICD Therapy – Dr. Marty Emert and Dr. Gerald Nacarrelli

Session 3 Panel Discussion

Session 4

Understanding Cardiac Anatomy – Effective Utilization of Cardiac CT, MRI, 3D TEE and Intracardiac Echocardiography (ICE) for EP Procedures – Dr. Douglas Packer

Managing Cardiac Dysautonomia – NCS-POTS – IST and More – Tips From the Experts – Dr. Melvin Scheinman

How to Incorporate Heart Rhythm Monitors – Implantable, Wearable, Stickable Devices in Your Clinical Practice – Dr. Moussa Mansour

Managing the 4th Dimension of the Heart – The Epicardial Space. Anatomy, Access, Navigation, Inflammatio – Tools and Experience – Dr. Madhu Reddy

Session 4 Panel Discussion

Session 5

Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Exclusion Does Not Confer Much Stroke and Bleeding Benefit Compared to Novel Oral Anticoagulants – Dr. Mevan Wijetunga and Dr. Randall Lee

Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion – Review of the Tool Kit for the Appendageologist – Dr. Paul Friedman

Protean Bystander Effects of LAA Exclusion Beyond Stroke – Dr. Randall Lee

Session 5 Panel Discussion

Interesting Cases – Dr. Melvin Scheinman and Dr. Gerald Nacarelli

Session 8

Manohar Gowda Sai Memorial Young Investigator Awards

Session 9

Hemodynamic Support is Very Important During Ventricular Tachycardia (VT) Ablation – Dr. Douglas Packer and Dr. Moussa Mansour

Adjunctive Therapies for Improving Success Rates on Non-Paroxysmal  AF – Non-Pulmonary Vein (PV) Trigger Ablations, LAA Ligation, Vein of Marshall Ablation and More – Dr. Moussa Mansour

Arrhythmic Inflammatory Cardiomyopathy: Unveiling a New Syndrome of Ventricular Arrhythmias and Myocardial Inflammation – Dr. Kalyanam Shivkumar

Intravenous Sotalol – Re-Introducing a Forgotten Agent to the EP Therapeutic Arsenal – Dr. Raskesh Gopinathannair

Updates on 3D Mapping Systems in the EP Lab – Carto, Velocity, Rhythmia, Topera, etc. – Dr. Amin Al-Ahmad

Life Style Modifications for Cardiac Rhythm Disorders – Weight Loss, Vegetarianism, Yoga and More – Dr. John Day

Session 9 Panel Discussion

Session 10

Intravenous Sotalol – Reintroducing a Forgotten Agent to the EP Therapeutic Arsenal – Dr. Rakesh Gopinathannair

Genetic Testing for Inherited Arrhythmia Syndromes and Cardiomyopathies – Dr. Rhea Pimentel

Balloon Based Therapies for Pulmonary Vein  Isolation – Dr. Thomas Deering

SCAR VT Ablation – Is SCAR Homogenization a Better Strategy than Induce Map Ablation Techniques – Dr. Douglas Packer

Session 10 Panel Discussion

Session 11

Atrial Fibrillation and Dementia – Dr. John Day

Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea for Improving Outcomes of AF Therapy – Dr. Andrea Natale

AF Surgery – Status 2016 – Dr. Gansevoort Dunnington

Session 11 Panel Discussion

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