KCHRS Highlights 2015 Welcome – Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy Advanced Heart Failure Management – Role of Dynamic Intracardiac Pressure Monitors and Ventricular Assist Devices – Dr. Thomas Deering Improving the Efficacy of CRT Implant – Quadripolar LV Leads, Atrioventricular Timing Intervals and Other Methods of Optimization – Dr. Eduardo Saad Ablation as Salvation – Improving CRT Response by Targeting Cardiac Arrhythmias — Dr. Luigi Di Biase DFT Testing – Is it still Relevant in 2015? — Dr. Mark Kroll Management of Lead Failures – Why, What and How? – Dr. Loren Berenbom Leadless Pacemakers –What Have We Learned in the Past Two Years – Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy Heart Rhythm Monitors – State of the State in Injectable, Wearable and Adhesesable Devices – Dr. Rhea Pimentel Generator Replacements in Primary Prevention ICD Indication – Time to Re-apprise the Continued Need for Defibrillator Therapy – Dr. Venkat Tholakanahalli Can Capsulectomy During Generator Changes Decrease the Risk of Pocket Infections? – Dr. Raghuveer Dendi Biological Pacemakers, Cardiac Regeneration and Gene Therapy in 2015 – Dr. Kevin Donahue Debate: Everyone Should Get the Special MRI Compatiable Cardiac Device Because We Cannot Scan the Old Regular Devices – Dr. Harikrishna Tandri and Dr. Jared Bunch Subcutaneous ICDs – What They Can and Can’t Do? Dr. Martin Emert LAA Exclusion – Watchman, LARIAT, and Atriclip – When and How? – Dr. Moussa Mansour Novel Oral Anticoagulants – Trials, Triumphs and Tribulations – Dr. Daniel Singer Periprocedural Management of Anticoagulation and Antiplatelet Agents in EP Practice – Dr. Douglas Packer Debate: Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion Should be Offered Only to Patients with are High Risk for Bleeding and Stroke – Dr. Vivek Reddy and Dr. Young Hoon Kim Effective Utilization of Cardiac CT, MRI, TEE and ICE for EP Procedures – Tips from the Expert – Dr. Kalyanam Shivkumar Atrial Substrate Rotors in Atrial Fibrillation – Myth or Truth? Dr. Eric Buch What has Changed in SVT Ablation since the 1990s and How to Manage an Unusual SVT? – Dr. John Di Marco LAA Exclusion – The Impact on Stroke Risk, Atrial Arrhythmias, Atrial Reservoir and Neuroendocrine Function – Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy Role of Anesthesiologist in the EP World – Sedation, Ventilation, Nerve Blocks and More – Dr. Jason Mensh AF Burden and Stroke Risk: Does AF Really Cause Strokes? – Dr. Daniel Singer Cardiac Dysautonomia – Teasing out the Differences and Specializing in Therapies – Dr. Tom Deering Genetic Testing for Inherited Arrhythmias Syndromes – Better Clinical Care or Intrusion of Privacy? – Dr. George Van Hare My Most Interesting Cases – Dr. Madhu Reddy and Dr. Sanjaya Gupta Debate: We Should Increase Hemodynamic Support for VT Ablation – Dr. Vivek Reddy and Kalyanam Shivkumar VT Ablation in 2015 Fact Check – Focused Targeted Treatment or Widespread substrate Modification? –Dr. Jared Bunch Maximizing Success Rates of Ventricular Arrhythmias from Difficult Anatomic Sites – Notes from the Master Blaster – Dr. Douglas Packer Epicardial Ablation – Access, Mapping and Ablation – Improving Safety and Efficacy – Dr. Young Hoon Kim Autonomic Modulation for the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation – Dr. Sonny Jackman Understanding the Atrial Substrate – Scar, Triggers, Gangia and Rotors – Dr. Luigi Di Biase Contact Force in Radiofrequency Ablation – True Gains or Merely Added Procedural Costs? — Dr. Moussa Mansour Role of Scar Assessment for AF Ablation – The Known and Unknown – Dr. Harikrishna Tandri Role of AV Node Ablation for AF Treatment in 2015 – When and Who? – Dr. Eduardo Saad How to Raise the Ceiling on the Treatment Success in Patient with non-Paroxysmal AF? – Dr. David Wilber Primary Prevention of AF – Can it become a Reality or an Eternal Dream? – Dr. Jeremy Ruskin Pleasures of Life and AF: Coffee, Alcohol, Exercise and More – Dr. Madhu Reddy Vision 2020: Updates from Industry Partners – Dr. Kenneth Stein, Dr. Mark Carlson, Dr. Marlou Janssen, Dr. David Steinhaus, Dr. Mark Dickinson KCHRS 2021 Date August 21-22, 2021Overland Park Convention Center Venue In-Person/Virtual Register Registration!