Agenda

Session I

8:00 – 8:10
Heart Rhythm Society – Collaboration, Cooperation and Competence for Cardiac Rhythm Disorders - Mrs. Patricia Blake

8:10 - 8:20
Do We Have an Arrhythmia Value/Quality Problem in Electrophysiology Practice? - Dr. Srijoy Mahapatra

8:20 - 8:30
Ablation Can be Done Well or Poorly - How Do We Improve Outcomes? Dr. Douglas Packer

8:30 - 8:40
Oral Anticoagulant Treatment Among AF Patients Receives a Grade of "D" - How Do We Become "A" Students - Dr. Peter Park

8:40 - 8:50
Do Certification Programs & Registries Waste Money or Save Patients: Why and How? - Dr. Thomas Deering

8:50 – 9:10
Panel Discussion

 

Session II

9:10 – 9:40
Pioneer in Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Award – Keynote Speaker – Dr. Andrea Natale

9:40 – 9:50
Updates in Device Extraction - 20190- Dr. Oussama Wazni

9:50 – 10:00
Impact of RF Ablation on HF Outcomes in Patients with Atrial and Ventricular Arrhythmia's - Dr. Nassir Marrouche

10:00 – 10:10
Panel Discussion

10:10 – 10:30

Break

Session III

10:30 – 10:40
Heart Rhythm Monitoring Through Smart Phones and Watches. A Revolution or Data Deluge - Navigating Disruptive Technologies - Dr. Nassir Marrouche

10:40 – 10:50
Cyber Security and Cardiac Devices – What We Know and Don't Know? - Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy

10:50 - 11:00
Implantable Loop Recorders and Atrial Arrythmias - Role in Clinical Practice and Management Implications - Dr. Atul Verma

11:00 - 11:10
Subcutaneous ICDs - Optimizing Implantation and Performance - Dr. Yoaav Krauthammer

11:10 - 11:20

Panel Discussion

Session IV

11:20 - 11:30
Anatomy of the Conduction System - Dr. Kalyanam Shivkumar

11:30 - 11:40
Role of an ICD/CRT-D in an LVAD Patient - Dr. Rakesh Gopinathannair

11:40 - 11:50
Fundamentals of Physiologic Pacing HBP vs CRT - Dr. Pugal Vijayraman 

11:50 - 12:00
Will HBP Replace Bi-V Pacing - Examining the Evidence - Dr. Nitish Badhwar

 

Session V

1:00 – 1:10
Updates on Ongoing LAAO Clinical Trials - Dr. Moussa Mansour

1:10 – 1:20
Should LAAO Be Routinely Offered to All AF Ablation Patients? - Dr. Oussama Wazni

1:20 - 1:30
Non-Stroke Implications of LAA Closure in AF Patients - Dr. Randall Lee

1:30 - 1:40
Managing AF After LAA Closure - Cardioversions, AADs and Ablatin - Dr. Amin Al-Ahmad

1:40 -1:50
Post LAAO Anticoagulation and Antiplatelet Treatment - What, When and How Long? - Dr. Luigi Di Biase

1:50 - 2:00
Device Related Thrombus - The Achilles Heel of LAAO? - Dr. Dhiraj Gupta

2:00 - 2:20
Panel Discussion

 

Session VI

2:20 – 2:30
Robotic Arrhythmia Ablation – Updates for 2019 - Dr. J. David Burkhardt

2:30 – 2:40
Cardiac Dysautonomic Disorders – What Really Works and What Doesn’t? Dr. Susan Etheridge

2:40 – 2:50
Atrial Fibrillation and Brain Function

2:50 – 3:00

Lesion Stability Index Ablation Index and Other Calculated Composite Indices - Will They Improve he Safety &Efficacy of RF Ablation for AF? - Dr. Dhiraj Gupta

3:00 – 3:10
What is the Right Surgical Lesion Set for AF Therapy - What We Learnt in the Last 4 Decades? - Dr. Gergory Fontana

2:50 – 3:10
Panel Discussion

3:10 – 3:30
Break

Session VII

3:40 – 3:50
ICD Generator Replacement in Never Diagnosed Primary Prevention – Wasting Resources or Future Insurance - Dr. Sanjeev Saksena

3:50 – 4:00
Managing Anticoagulants and Antiplatelet Agents in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease - State of the State - Dr. Steve Marso

4:00 – 4:10
Patient Compliance and Impact on Outcomes in NOACs and AF - Dr. Thomas Deering

4:10 – 4:20
Pacing Therapies for Sleep Apnea - Dr. Sanjay Gupta

4:20 – 4:30
Leadless Pacing - Implantation and Management Nuances - Dr. Wendy Tzou

4:30 – 5:00
Panel Discussion

Session VIII

4:50 – 5:30
This is What Keeps My Day Exciting

Case 1: Dr. Seth Sheldon

Case 2: Dr. Alap Shah

Case 3:

Session IX

7:45 – 8:00
Manohar Gowda Memorial Young Cardiovascular Researcher Award Presentations

Session X

8:00 – 8:10
Wearable External Defibrillators – Where Do They Fit in the Clinical Practice? Dr. Jie Cheng

8:10 – 8:20
Slaying the Two Headed Monster – AF Ablation Should be Routinely Performed in Patients Undergoing CTI Dependent Flutter and Vice Versa - Dr. Andrea Natale

8:20 – 8:50
Debate: Hemodynamic Support Should Routinely Be Used During AF Ablation in patients with Low EF and High PAINESD Score -Pro - Dr. Pasquale Santangeli  Con - Dr. Kalyanam Shivkumar

8:50 – 9:00
Single Shot Balloon Based Treatment are Safer and Efficacious Than Point to Point AF Ablation - Dr. Amin Al-Ahmad

9:00 – 9:20

Hybrid Surgical Ablation For IST - Saving the Sinus Node and Phrenic Nerve - Dr Carols De Asmundis and Dr. Mark La Meir

9:20 – 9:40
Panel Discussion

9:40 – 10:00
Break

Session XI

10:00 – 10:10
Ablation Therapy for Arrhythmias in Adult Congenital Heart Disease - Dr. Susan Etheridge

10:10 – 10:20
Myocarditis, Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy and Ventricular Arrhythmia – Understanding an Important Pathophysiology Paradigm - Dr. Luigi Di Biase

10:20 – 10:30
Tachycardia/PVC Induced Cardiomyopathy Clinical Management Perspectives - Dr. Rakesh Gopinathannair

10:30 – 10:40
AF World After CABANA – How My Clinical Practice Evolved? - Dr. Douglas Packer

10:40 – 11:00
Panel Discussion

Session XII

11:00 – 11:10
Deviators and Esophageal Temperature Monitors - Saving the Esophagus - Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy       

11:10 – 11:20
How Do I Approach Frequent PVCs? Role of Drugs and Ablation - Dr. Wendy Tzou

11:20 – 11:30
Mapping AF and AT After PVI – Role of ACUMPA, FIRM and Others – in Non-Paroxysmal AF Ablatiom - Dr. Atul Verma        

11:30 – 11:40
Targeting Non-PV Triggers – AMAZE, Ligament of Marshall Ablation and More - Dr. Shin Ann Shin

11:40 – 11:50
AF Abllation and LAA Exclusion Should Routinely be Performed During Valve & CABG - Surgical Perspective to Changing the Disease Paradigm

11:50 – 12:00
Panel Discussion

12:00
Closing Remarks

KCHRS 2019

Date

August 17-18, 2019
(Saturday to Sunday)

Venue

Sheraton Overland Park Hotel
6100 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66211