Agenda

Session I - COVID-19 and Electrophysiology

8:00 – 8:10
HRS Collaboration, Cooperation & Competence for Cardiac Rhythm Disorders Through The COVID Pandemic – Ms. Patricia Blake

8:10 - 8:20
Understanding Cardiac Arrhythmias in COVID Patients – Dr. Rakesh Gopinathannair

8:20 - 8:30
Pharmacological Treatment and Rhythm Monitoring in COVID Patients – HRS Consensus – Dr. Niraj Varma

8:30 - 8:40
Rebooting EP through COVID-19 – Dr. Andrea Russo

8:40 - 9:00
Panel Discussion

Moderators: Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy and Dr. Thomas Deering

 

Session II - What is New In Device Treatment

9:00 – 9:10
What an EP Needs To Know About Genetic Testing – Dr. Andrew Krahn

9:10 - 9:20
Is Leadless Pacing Ready for Primetime for All Comers? – Dr. Mina Chung

9:20 – 9:30
What is New in ICD and CRT Therapy – Dr. Vanita Arora

9:30 – 9:40
What is New in ILR Diagnostics – Dr. Jared Bunch

9:40 – 10:00
Panel Discussion

Moderators: Dr. Rakesh Gopinathannair and Dr. Sanjeev Saksena

Session III - Atrial Fibrillation & Heart Failure

10:00 – 10:10
Chicken or the Egg – Understanding Tachycardia Induced Cardiomyopathy and Atrial Fibrillation – Dr. Fred Kusumoto

10:10 – 10:20
Strategies for AF Therapy in Patients with Systolic Heart Failure – Dr. Hugh Calkins

10:20 - 10:30
Mortality in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction and Atrial Fibrillation: New Insights – Dr. Sanjeev Saksena

10:30 - 10:40
Management of AF & VT in a Heart Failure Patient – Dr. Kalyanam Shivkumar

10:40 - 11:00
Panel Discussion

Moderators: Dr. Andrea Natale and Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy

Session IV - Advances in AF Therapy

11:00 - 11:10
Pulsewave Therapy in AF – Dr. Vivek Reddy

11:10 - 11:20
What Ablation Strategy Makes the Most Sense for the Treatment of Non-Paroxysmal AF – Dr. Andrea Natale

11:20 - 11:30
Advances in Hybrid Surgical Ablation – Time for Combined Strategies – Dr. Douglas Packer

11:30 - 12:00
Panel Discussion

Moderators: Dr. Christine Albert and Dr. Rakesh Gopinathannair

Session V – Arrhythmia Risk Stratification and Modification

1:00 – 1:10
AF Risk Prediction Models Beyond Framingham Score – Dr. Christine Albert

1:10 – 1:20
Lifestyle Modifications is an Integral Part of AF Management – Dr. Prash Sanders

1:20 - 1:30
Updates on CABANA from 2020 – Dr. Douglas Packer

1:30 -2:00
Panel Discussion

Moderators: Dr. Rakesh Gopinathannair and Dr. Fred Kusumoto

Session VI – LAA Management

2:00 – 2:10
Updates on WATCHMAN LAA Closure – Dr. Moussa Mansour

2:10 – 2:20
What’s New with Amulet Device – Dr. Boris Schmidt

2:20 – 2:30
Epicardial LAA Closure with AtriClip and Lariat – Dr. Luigi Di Biase

2:30 – 2:40
How Do You Incorporate LAA Closure in Your Clinical Practice – Dr. Thomas Deering

2:40 – 3:00
Panel Discussion

Moderators: Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy and Dr. Sanjeev Saksena

Session VII – Understanding Ventricular Arrhythmias

4:00 – 4:10
Diversity and Inclusion: Political Correctness or True Call to Action – Dr. Ranna Parekh

4:10 – 4:20
Infiltrative/Inflammatory Cardiomyopathy the East to West Differences – Dr. Calambur Narasimhan

4:20 – 4:30
Brugada Syndrome – When Do You Think of An ICD Versus Ablation? –  Dr. Nagarakumos Tachapong

4:30 – 4:40
Management of Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy the South American Experience – Dr. Louis Carlos Saenz

4:40 – 4:50
Focused Radiation for VT - Are We There Yet? – Dr. Amin Al-Ahmad

4:50 – 5:00
Panel Discussion and Closing Remarks

Moderators: Dr. Alap Shah and Dr. Kalyanam Shivkumar

KCHRS 2020

Date

August 14, 2020
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. CST
(Friday ONLY!)

Venue

Virtual Event

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