KCHRS Highlights 2021 Welcome - Dr. Lakkireddy Dr. Lakkireddy Comments The Big Bold Vision for Electrophysiology – A President's Perspective - Dr. Fred Kusumoto Dr. Kusumoto Comments COVID-Related Cardiac Arrhythmias and Myocarditis – Diagnosis, Management, and Risk Stratification - Dr. Rakesh Gopinathannair Impact of COVID on Electrophysiology? The Ugly, Bad & Good - Dr. Andrea Russo Covid In Electrophysiology - Panel Discussion Pioneer in Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Award Presentation - Keynote Speaker - Dr. Douglas Packer What All Did We Learn from CABANA, EAST AF NET, and EARLY AF? - Dr. Sanjeev Saksena Electrophysiology Pioneer Award Celebration - Panel Discussion In Between Questions Role of Cardiac Contractility and Vagal Nerve Stimulation in Managing Patients with Heart Failure - Dr. Jodie Hurwitz The AF-HFpEF Syndrome – Role of Rhythm Control Through Catheter Ablation - Dr. Sanjeev Saksena Leadless Left Ventricular Pacing Using Transthoracic Ultrasound Stimulation - Dr. Vivek Reddy Advances in His Bundle Pacing and Left Bundle Pacing – Tools, Techniques, and Data - Dr. Parikshit Sharma Thinking Outside The Box For Heart Failure - Panel Discussion In Between Questions What Are the Barriers to the Identification and Management of Cardiac Device-Related Infections? - Dr. Jonathan Piccini Role of Antibiotic Prophylaxis, Pouches, Rinses, and Other Techniques in Preventing CIED Infections - Dr. Jayasree Pillarisetti Bacteremia and CIED – How Do You Manage an Infected CIED? - Dr. Andrew Krahn Latest in Tools and Techniques for Extraction of Cardiac Devices - Dr. Matthew Reynolds Prevention And Management Of Cardiac Device Infection - Panel Discussion Role of Rapid Non-Contact Mapping (Acumap) in Understanding and Treating Atrial Arrhythmia - Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy Insights into Atrial Substrate Through Rapid Multi-Polar Mapping Technologies – A Recipe for Enhanced Success - Dr. Joseph Marine What Is the Best Mapping and Ablation Approach for Long-Standing Persistent AF? Cooking the Atrium in 3 Different Ways - Drs. Douglas Packer, Andrea Natale & James Cox Innovations In Af Management - Panel Discussion-1 How Exactly Is Pulse Field Ablation Different from Radiofrequency Ablation? - Dr. Samuel Asirvatham What Have We Learned About the Therapeutic Efficacy of PFA in AF? - Dr. Vivek Reddy Can PFA Deliver on the High Promises of Safety – Hope or Hype? - Dr. Steve Michelson Novel Technologies in PFA - Dr. Moussa Mansour What Data Needs to Be Generated for PFA to Be Primetime? - Dr. Fred Kusumoto Catheter Tip Modification and Impact on Procedural Outcomes - QDOT and Flexibility - Dr. Andrea Natale The Science Behind the Indices of Ablation – Ablation Index, Lesion Stability Index, and All - Dr. Tachapong Nagramukos Left Atrial Scar and Ablation Strategy – Personalized Approach in AF Ablation - Dr. Nassir Marrouche Hybrid Ablation – Who and When - Dr. Christopher Ellis Role of IV Sotalol in Clinical EP Practice - Dr. Peter Park Beyond Pvi For Persistent Af Data From Non-Contact Mapping - Dr Siddiqui Myocarditis, Arrhythmias, and Sudden Cardiac Death – Understanding the Connection - Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy and Myocardial Inflammation – An Evolving Paradigm - Dr. Jeanne Poole Diagnostic and Management Strategies for Arrhythmogenic Myocarditis - Dr. Kalyanam Shivkumar Risk Stratification for SCD in Patients with Infiltrative and Inflammatory Cardiomyopathies - Dr. William Sauer Role of Pacing Therapies in Treating Central and Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Respicardia, Inspire & More - Dr. Sanjaya Gupta Myocardial Inflammation And Electrophysiology - Panel Discussion Heart Rhythm Society - Navigating a Global Pandemic and Serving the Needs of the Members - Ms. Patricia Blake We Learn from LAAOS-3? Role of LAA Exclusion in Stoke Prophylaxis - Dr. Richard Whitlock Prophylaxis and LAA Endocardial Occluders - Where Are We Today? - Dr. Jared Bunch Role of LAA in Arrhythmogenesis and Management Strategies and Pitfalls - Dr. Suneet Mittal LAA Closure After Successful AF Ablation - Can It Mitigate the Need for Continued Oral Anticoagulation? - Dr. Oussama Wazni Closure Options for Unusual LAA Anatomies - Dr. Luigi Di Biase Define AF – Managing AF Through Implantable Cardiac Monitors in the Digital Playground - Dr. Andrea Russo Smart Watches and Wearable External Heart Rhythm Monitors – Where Do They Fit in the EP Practice? - Dr. Christine Albert Machine Learning in Optimizing Electrophysiology Procedures – How Far Have We Come? - Dr. Suraj Kapa Digital Health Tools That Can Optimize the Care of Patients in the Outpatient Setting - Dr. Thomas Deering Digital Health In Electrophysiology - Panel Discussion What Is the Most Practical Approach to Performing VT Ablation? - Dr. Kalyanam Shivkumar Role of Remote Magnetic Navigation in VT Ablation - Dr. Peter Weiss Bipolar Ablation for Difficult PVC/VT Ablation? - Dr. Piotr Futyma How to Improve Success Rates of a Summit and Papillary Muscle PVC Ablation? - Dr. Pasquale Santangeli Managing Ventricular Arrhythmias - Panel Discussion Vascular Closure Devices for EP Procedures – Clinical & Cost Effectiveness Data - Dr. Srijoy Mahapatra Esophageal Temperature Monitoring – Stethoscope, Circa, Infrared, or Single Tip Thermocouple Probe? - Dr. William Sauer Safety and Efficacy of Esophageal Deviation During AF Ablation - Dr. Jie Cheng RF Transseptal Needle in EP and Structural Procedures - Varied Choices and Applications - Dr. Amin Al-Ahmad Pacing in Vasovagal Syncope - Dr. Brian Olshansky KCHRS 2021 Date August 21-22, 2021Overland Park Convention Center Venue In-Person/Virtual Register Registration!