KANSAS CITY HEART RHYTHM SYMPOSIUM 2018
August 18-19, 2018 | Sheraton Overland Park Hotel

KCHRS 2018 Conference Highlights

Heart Rhythm Society – Building Stronger Roots for a Greater Global Impact! – Dr. Thomas Deering

I Can’t Get the LV Lead in for My CRT – What’s Next – New Surgical Epicardial Lead of HIS Bundle Pacing – Dr. Andrew Krahn

Does an ICD Have a Role in a Patient with Left Ventricular Assist Device? – Dr. Rakesh Gopinathannair

Advances in Cardiac Re-synchronization Therapy – Beyond Multi-Polar, Multi-Site Pacing – Dr. Sanjeev Saksena

The Lead Extraction Magic Show – New Tricks and Tips from Houdini – Dr. Yoaav Krauthammer

Session 1 Panel Discussion

Keynote Presentation: Out of Sight – Out of Mind – Dr. John Camm

Rhythm Control in Atrial Fibrillation With Heart Failure With and Without Systolic Ventricular Dysfunction: Is It Time to Consider a New Therapeutic Paradigm? – Dr. Sanjeev Saksena

Heart Rhythm Monitoring – How to Harness the Power of Holter’s, Patches, Event Recorders and Smart Device Platforms – Dr. Paul Dorian

Session II Panel Discussion

Are Implantable Loop Recorders Used to Their Full Potential – Dr. Christine Albert

Role of Primary Prevention ICD in Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy – Dr. Michael Gold

Optimizing Subcutaneous ICD Treatment – Implantation Through Follow Up – Dr. Andrea Russo

Session III Panel Discussion

My Patients with a Cardiac Device Needs and MRI! Safety Data for Non-Conditional/Conditional Devices and Abandoned Leads – Dr. David Sandler

Cybersecurity and Cardiac Devices – Fake News or Fact? – Dr. David Slotwiner

Generator Replacement in Primary Prevention with Improved LVEF – Dr. Christine Albert

Session IV Panel Discussion

Novel Oral Anticoagulation Versus Warfarin – Impact of Complications and Other Real-World Issues on Safety and Efficacy – Dr. Sanjeev Saksena

Role of Remote Magnetic Navigation in Arrhythmia Therapy – Dr. Peter Weiss

Cardioversion After LAA Closure in AF Patients – Do you Really Need Oral Anticoagulants? – Dr. Minglong Chen

Session V Panel Discussion

Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia Treatment – What Has Changed in the Last Decade – Dr. Luigi Di Biase

Does Detailed Autonomic Testing Really Help Manage Vasovagal Syncope – POTS and Others? Dr. Andrea Russo

TASERĀ® Electrical Weapons and Cardiac Deaths – What Have We Learnt  in the Last Decade – Dr. Mark Kroll

New Maneuvers and Techniques in SVT Ablation – Dr. Peter Weiss

Session VI Panel Discussion

How Can you Partner with Heart Rhythm Society? – Ms. Christina Wurster

Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion in Stroke Prophylaxis – Ongoing Clinical Trials – Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy

It Must Be There for a Reason – What will Go Wrong if the LAA is Closed? – Dr. Moussa Mansour

AF Ablation and LAA Closure – Same Procedure or Sequential? – Dr. Andrea Natalie

Managing Clots and Leaks After LAA Closure – Dr. Jie Cheng

Session VIII Panel Discussion

Interesting Case 1 – Dr. Chandra Vasamreddy

Interesting Case 2 – Dr. Deepak Bangalore

Interesting Case 3 – Dr. Omair Yousuf

Interesting Case 4 – Dr. Rhea Pimentel

Session 8 Panel Discussion

Manohar Gowda Memorial Yound Cardiovascular Researcher Award – Dr. Sharan Sharma

Wearable External Defibrillators – Are We Overusing or Under-using Them? – Dr. David Slotwiner

Routine Prophylactic AF Ablation Should Be Performed While Ablating CTI Dependent AFL and Vice Versa – Protagonist – Dr. Andrea Natale    Antagonist – Dr. Paul Dorian

Role of Hemodyanmic SUpport During Ventricular Tachycardia (VT) Ablation – Choosing the Appropriate Patient – Dr. Arash Arynanna

Myocarditis in Ventricular Arrhythmia’s – Insights from the MAVERIC Registry – Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy

Intra-Procedural Tricks for an Effective and Safe PVC Ablation, Localization, Access and Ablation – Dr. Minglong Chen

Is Ablation Post CABANA – The Non-Electrophysiologist Prospective – Dr. Steve Marso

Is Ablation Still AF’s Salvation? Lessons from CABANA – Dr. Douglas Packer

Session X Panel Discussion

Saving the Esophagus – Periprocedural Strategies – Dr. Vijay Swarup

Balloon Based Therapies for Pulmonary Vein Isolation – Cryo. Laser and Radiofrequency Energy Ablation – Dr. Douglas Packer

Adjunctive Therapies for Pulmonary Vein Isolation – Non-Paroxysmal AF – Amaze Study and More – Dr. Luigi Di Biase

Does Contact Force Catheter Improve the Safety and Effectiveness of Radiofrequency Ablation? – Dr. Moussa Mansour

Session XI Panel Discussion

Atrial Fibrillation and Dementia – Can We Save the Brain – Dr. John Camm

Stem Cell Therapy for Pacing and Heart Failure – Dr. Buddhadeb Dawn

Life Style Management for AF Prophylaxis and Therapy – Weight Loss, Exercise, Sleep Apnea and Recreational Drugs – Dr. Thomas Deering

Practical Tips for Epicardial Access, Mapping and Ablation – Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy

Safety and Effectivement of Leadless Pacemakers – Single/Dual Chamber, CRT Ablate and Pacing Platforms – Dr. Rizwan Afzal

Session XII Panel Discussion

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