• HRC2018
  • 7 - 10 Oct 2018, The ICC, Birmingham UK

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Sessions

08:30 - 12:15 AF Association Improving AF Outcomes In the Lab Hall 11
13:30 - 17:15 Cases & Traces 1 Hall 9
10:45 - 12:15 Highlights on CRT - Supported by EHRA Hall 10b
13:30 - 15:00 How are the AHSNs meeting the challenge of Atrial Fibrillation? Hall 3 - Interactive Area
13:30 - 15:00 How to manage the Brugada syndrome Part 1 - AICC 1 Hall 11
15:45 - 17:15 How to manage the Brugada syndrome Part 2 - AICC 2 Hall 11
15:45 - 17:15 Innovating Technologies to improve Patient Outcomes - Sponsored by Abbott Hall 3-Interactive Area
12:15 - 13:00 Interactive ECG session. Some practical issues with everyday challenges in ECG interpretation Hall 3-Interactive Area
08:30 - 10:00 Master Class Devices 1 - The Device Clinic Hall 9
10:45 - 12:15 Master Class Devices 2 Hall 9
10:45 - 12:15 MASTER CLASS: Sensor-Based CRT Optimisation: New Insights from the Respond-CRT Clinical Trial - Sponsored by LivaNova Hall 3-Interactive Area
15:00 - 15:45 Moderated Posters (1) Hall 3 - Poster Area
08:30 - 10:00 Nurses 1 Hall 10b
08:30 - 12:15 Oral Abstracts 1 Hall 7
08:30 - 17:15 Paediatric Hall 8b
13:30 - 17:15 STARS POTS and Syncope : A multifaceted approach Hall 8a
08:30 - 12:15 STARS Syncope-different perspectives? Hall 8a
13:30 - 17:15 Young Investigators Competition Hall 7

Oral Abstracts 1 - Hall 7 - 08:30 - 12:15

Chair: Caroline Little Swindon UK
Chair: Ian Wright London UK
Allied Professionals
08:30 INVESTIGATING THE UTILITY OF SUBCUTANEOUS IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER-DEFIBRILLATORS IN THE ADULT CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE POPULATION Hannah Garside Birmingham UK
08:45 PRE-EXISTING RIGHT VENTRICULAR PACED HEART FAILURE PATIENTS UPGRADED TO CARDIAC RESYNCHRONISATION THERAPY DEVICES: A RETROSPECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF THE FUNCTIONAL AND CLINICAL BENEFITS Nadine Mark Cambridge UK
09:00 IMPLEMENTATION OF OPPORTUNISTIC SCREENING AT PRE-ASSESSMENT CLINICS FOR UPGRADE/DOWNGRADE OF CARDIAC DEVICES Asha Padwick Coventry UK
09:15 REMOTE MONITORING OF ILRS, WHEN IS MORE TOO MUCH? Gareth Pounds Darlington UK
09:45 IS CARDIAC RESYNCHRONISATION THERAPY MORE EFFECTIVE IN FEMALES THAN MALES? A COMPARISON OF STH PATIENTS AND THE FINDINGS OF MADIT-CRT Ashleigh Cresswell Sheffield UK
10:00 Break
Chair: Adrian Morley-Davies Stoke on Trent UK
Chair: Paulus Kirchhof Birmingham UK
AF, AF-Related Stroke & Screening
10:45 SAFE2SCREEN - CAN PATIENT INITIATED KIOSK-BASED SELF-SCREENING PROVIDE AN OPPORTUNITY TO IDENTIFY ATRIAL FIBRILLATION WITHIN A GP WAITING ROOM ENVIRONMENT? Chris Crockford Lancaster UK
11:00 PRIMARY CARE BASED OPPORTUNISTIC SCREENING FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION INCREASES DETECTION RATES F De Vere London UK
11:15 EARLY PROLONGED AMBULATORY CARDIAC MONITORING IN STROKE (EPACS) – AN OPEN-LABEL RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL Amit Kaura London UK
11:30 LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE OCCLUSION IN PATIENTS MEETING THE “COMMISSIONING THROUGH EVALUATION” ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: HIGH ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY SEEN IN SPITE OF SUCCESSFUL DEVICE IMPLANT Ahmed Masoud Liverpool UK
11:45 ATRIAL ARRHYTHMIA DETECTION BY IMPLANTABLE LOOP RECORDER IN PATIENTS WITH AND WITHOUT PREVIOUS STROKE; IMPLICATIONS FOR INVESTIGATING PATIENTS WITH UNEXPLAINED ISCHAEMIC STROKE Panagiota Anna Chousou Cambridge UK
12:00 ASSESSMENT OF CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS AT EXTREME HIGH ALTITUDE USING AN IMPLANTABLE CARDIAC MONITOR: REVEAL HA STUDY Christopher Boos Poole UK
12:15 Close

STARS Syncope-different perspectives? STARS Syncope-different perspectives? - Hall 8a - 08:30 - 12:15

Chair: Richard Sutton Monte Carlo FR
Chair: Patricia Taraborrelli London UK
08:30 A STARS perspective: what are the most common questions asked by patients with syncope? Trudie Lobban Chipping Norton UK
08:50 Pathophysiological mechanisms of Syncope : Why do I faint? Richard Sutton Monte Carlo FR
09:15 ABC of syncope management: Clincial vignettes Sajad Hayat Coventry UK
09:40 Update on rapid access blackout clinics Nicholas Linker Middlesbrough UK
10:00 Break
10:45 Novel treatment strategies for syncope Boon Lim London UK
11:10 Can tilt table testing be a therapy? A nursing perspective Patricia Taraborrelli London UK
11:30 Debate: Is it time to update the TLOC NICE Guidelines - For Paul Cooper Manchester UK
11:50 Debate: Is it time to update the TLOC NICE Guidelines - Against Nicholas Gall London UK
12:10 Summary and close

Paediatric - Hall 8b - 08:30 - 17:15

Chair: Vinay Bhole Birmingham UK
Chair: Joseph de Giovanni Birmingham UK
08:30 ECG changes in hypo and hypercalcaemia and its management on A&E, SCBU Vinay Bhole Birmingham UK
08:50 ECG changes in hypo and hyperkalaemia and its management on A&E, SCBU Maria Ilina Glasgow UK
09:15 ECG changes in antiarrhythmic toxicity and their management on A&E, SCBU Joseph de Giovanni Birmingham UK
09:40 Interpretation of exercise ECG and its value in diagnosis and management of arrhythmias and ischaemia Graham Stuart Bristol UK
10:00 Break
Chair: Neil Seller Newcastle upon Tyne UK
Chair: Orhan Uzun Cardiff UK
10:45 Chronotropic incompetence, bradycardia and in patients with and without CHD: diagnosis and management Jan Till London UK
11:05 Inappropriate sinus tachycardia in children with anxiety, stress, drugs and autonomic dysfunction: diagnosis and management Jasveer Mangat London UK
11:25 Heart block in neonates and children: aetiology, investigation and management Mark Walsh Bristol UK
11:45 Investigation and management of syncope in children: practical approach for clinicians Karen McLeod Glasgow UK
12:15 Lunch
Chair: Jan Till London UK
Chair: Graham Stuart Bristol UK
13:30 My nightmare bradycardia and pacemaker cases in the A&E Dominic Hares Leeds UK
13:50 My nightmare bradycardia and pacemaker cases in the cath lab Graham Stuart Bristol UK
14:10 My nightmare tachycardia cases in the SCBU Vinay Bhole Birmingham UK
14:35 My nightmare tachycardia ablation cases in the cath lab Mark Walsh Bristol UK
15:00 Break
Chair: Jasveer Mangat London UK
Chair: Karen McLeod Glasgow UK
15:45 Case presentations
15:45 NOT NARROW, NOT WIDE: A 15 YEAR OLD WITH RECURRENT EPISODES OF TACHYARRHYTHMIA Rainer Fortner Merthyr Tydfil UK
15:55 A PROFILE OF A UK PAEDIATRIC POPULATION WITH POSTURAL TACHYCARDIA SYNDROME Lesley Kavi Solihull UK
16:05 Questions
16:10 Ventricular tachycardia in neonates and children with normal hearts: differential diagnosis and management Neil Seller Newcastle upon Tyne UK
16:35 Atrial tachycardia or sinus rhythm: how to differentiate and manage Arthur Yue Southampton UK
16:55 Unknown ECG, Holter, Pacemaker and ICD tracings Eric Rosenthal London UK
17:15 Close

Master Class Devices 1 - The Device Clinic - Hall 9 - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair: Terry Dillon London UK
Chair: Alistair Slade Truro UK
08:30 My ICD patient just received their first inappropriate shock: what do I do now? Greg Smith Sheffield UK
09:00 Programming ICD's and pacemakers - what does the evidence say? Colin Cunnington Manchester UK
09:30 Device detected AF - how much is significant and what do I do about it? Stuart Harris Basildon UK
10:00 Close

Nurses 1 - Hall 10b - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair: Angela Hall Jersey UK
Chair: Shona Holding Bradford UK
08:30 Overview of Inherited Cardiac Conditions Julian Ormerod Oxford UK
09:00 Do all patients with AF need to be seen in secondary care? -  The new AF pathway and our experience                            Keith Tyndall Leeds UK
09:30 Management of ICD shocks – a psychiatrist’s perspective’ Vidya Raj Calgary CA
10:00 Close

AF Association Improving AF Outcomes In the Lab AF Association Improving AF Outcomes In the Lab - Hall 11 - 08:30 - 12:15

Chair: Paulus Kirchhof Birmingham UK
Chair: Andrew Grace Cambridge UK
08:30 AF ablation as the first line therapy for paroxysmal AF: about time? Ross Hunter London UK
09:00 Achieving Permanent Pulmonary Vein Isolation: is the Holy Grail of AF ablation within reach? Moloy Das Newcastle Upon Tyne UK
09:30 Atrial Scar delineation to guide individualised lesion precription: role of MR and voltage mapping Matthew Wright London UK
10:00 Break
Chair: Dhiraj Gupta Liverpool UK
Chair: Andrew Grace Cambridge UK
10:45 What role does thoracoscopic ablation have in AF management: a cardiologist's perspective Dhiraj Gupta Liverpool UK
11:10 Debate: The left atrial appendage should be electrically isolated during ablation for long standing persistent AF - Pro Tom Wong London UK
11:35 Debate: The left atrial appendage should be electrically isolated during ablation for long standing persistent AF - Con Mark O'Neill London UK
12:00 How Academic Health Science Networks are working together to reduce AF-related stroke. Helen Williams London UK
12:15 Close

Master Class Devices 2 - Hall 9 - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: Stuart Allen Manchester UK
Panel Philip Moore London UK
Panel Lucy Broadhurst Rotherham UK
Panel Paul Doherty Solihull UK
10:45 EGM interpretation part 1 - case studies
11:30 EGM interpretation part 2 - case studies
12:15 Close

Highlights on CRT - Supported by EHRA - Hall 10b - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: John Camm London UK
Chair: Bela Merkely Budapest HU
11:05 The Role of QRS Width Bela Merkely Budapest HU
11:25 CRT-P or CRT-D in Heart Failure Aldo Rinaldi London UK
11:45 Upgrade to CRT. Are there evidences? Bela Merkely Budapest HU
12:05 Questions
12:15 Close

MASTER CLASS: Sensor-Based CRT Optimisation: New Insights from the Respond-CRT Clinical Trial - Sponsored by LivaNova MASTER CLASS: Sensor-Based CRT Optimisation: New Insights from the Respond-CRT Clinical Trial - Sponsored by LivaNova - Hall 3-Interactive Area - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: Francisco Leyva Birmingham UK
Chair: Jonathan Sahu Sheffield UK
10:45 The final Answer from SonR Francis Murgatroyd London UK
11:15 What have we learned from patient sub-groups analysis Ashish Patwala Stoke on Trent UK
11:45 RESPOND System in practice - my experience Klaus Witte Leeds UK
12:15 Close

Interactive ECG session. Some practical issues with everyday challenges in ECG interpretation - Hall 3-Interactive Area - 12:15 - 13:00

Chair: Derek Rowlands Cheadle UK

Young Investigators Competition - Hall 7 - 13:30 - 17:15

Chair: Andre Ng Leicester UK
Judge Francisco Leyva Birmingham UK
Judge Pier Lambiase London UK
Judge Andre Ng Leicester UK
Judge Kim Rajappan Oxford UK
Clinical Science
13:30 NON-INVASIVE DETECTION OF EXERCISE INDUCED CARDIAC CONDUCTION ABNORMALITIES IN SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH SURVIVORS IN THE INHERITED ARRHYTHMIC SYNDROMES Kevin Leong London UK
14:00 A MULTI-CENTRE STUDY INTO THE USE OF RIPPLE MAPPING TO DIFFERENTIATE ATRIAL SCAR FROM CONDUCTING TISSUE DURING TACHYCARDIA ABLATION Vishal Luther London UK
14:30 THE END OF PRE-IMPLANT SUBCUTANEOUS ICD SCREENING? USING MATHEMATICAL VECTOR ROTATION TO GENERATE A PERSONALISED SENSING VECTOR RESULTING IN UNIVERSAL DEVICE ELIGIBILITY Benedict Wiles Southampton UK
15:00 Break
Basic Science
15:45 INSIGHTS INTO THE MECHANISMS OF TRIGGERED ACTIVITY DURING LONG QT CONDITIONS IN THE INTACT HEART USING OPTICAL MAPPING Cherry Alexander Glasgow UK
16:15 CHARACTERISTICS OF ABLATED ROTORS IN TERMINATING PERSISTENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION USING NON-CONTACT MAPPING Xin Li Leicester UK
16:45 A NOVEL MAPPING SYSTEM FOR PANORAMIC MAPPING OF THE LEFT ATRIUM: VALIDATION AND APPLICATION TO DETECT AND CHARACTERISE LOCALISED SOURCES MAINTAINING AF. Shohreh Honarkbakhsh London UK
17:15 Close

STARS POTS and Syncope : A multifaceted approach STARS POTS and Syncope : A multifaceted approach - Hall 8a - 13:30 - 17:15

Chair: Satish Raj Nashville US
Chair: Robert Sheldon Calgary CA
Chair: Nicholas Gall London UK
13:30 The multi-faceted nature of POTS, and treatment overview Satish Raj Nashville US
13:55 The lightning process: what is it and can it be applied to patients with POTS? Phil Parker London UK
14:20 A Cardiovascular approach to POTS Nicholas Gall London UK
14:40 Pain and POTS: Causes and management Max Hilz Erlangen DE
15:00 Break
15:45 Chronic Fatigue, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and POTS: What is the difference? Julia Newton Newcastle Upon Tyne UK
16:10 Resting supine hypertension and severe orthostatic intolerance. Management principles Rose-Anne Kenny Eire IE
16:30 The psychological profile of POTS: Managing anxiety and illness behaviour Morwenna Opie-Moran London UK
16:50 Exercise Rehabilitation in POTS: How to make it work! Jane Simmonds London UK
17:10 Summary and close

Cases & Traces 1 - Hall 9 - 13:30 - 17:15

Chair: Nicholas Kelland Sheffield UK
Chair: John Paisey Bournemouth UK
13:30 The Quickest Way to a Man's Heart is ....... an EP Disaster Simon Modi Liverpool UK
13:40 Diagnosis and ablation of atypical flutter circuit utilising rim of ASD with a novel 3D electroanatomical mapping system Steve Murray Newcastle upon Tyne UK
13:50 Dual Tachycardia in a 13 year old - What are the mechanisms? Claire Martin Bordeaux FR
14:00 The many uses of alcohol Donah Zachariah Bristol UK
14:10 An unusual case of long R-P tachycardia Donah Zachariah Bristol UK
14:20 Utilising ablation to optimise cardiac resyncronisation therapy Vishal Vyas London UK
14:30 Amiodarone induced ischaemic optic neuropathy in atrial fibrilation patient after shorter time course Abdalazeem Ibrahem Bangor UK
14:40 Pre-excitation on the ECG: What lies beneath Ian Wright London UK
14:50 Interventional EP: Utilisation of the no-fluoroscopy technique in the EP lab Lisa Leung London UK
15:00 Break
15:45 Is accessory pathway ablation enough in cardiac arrest survivors? Richard Bennett Bristol UK
15:55 A shocking case from a DGH Will Foster Worcester UK
16:05 Ventricular tachycardia - to the point Justin Gould London UK
16:15 Successful treatment of macro-reentrant atrial tachycardiac with alcohol ablation of the vein marshall Claire Martin Bordeaux FR
16:25 The two faces of atrial flutter in newborns. Beware!! Sakethram Saravu Vijayashankar Cardiff UK
16:35 Animation beyond imagination; Electroanatomic mapping and ablation of an uncommon atrial tachycardia Lisa Leung London UK
16:45 EP Image: An isolated T-wave Lisa Leung London UK
16:55 Fitness trackers: friend or foe? Edward Doris Cramlington UK
17:05 Antidromic AVRT via right atrioventricular pathway Anna Kefala St Albans UK
17:15 Close

How to manage the Brugada syndrome Part 1 - AICC 1 How to manage the Brugada syndrome Part 1 - AICC 1 - Hall 11 - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Stephen Page Leeds UK
Chair: Sarju Mehta Cambridge UK
13:30 How to diagnose Brugada syndrome: to provoke or not to provoke? Elijah Behr London UK
13:55 Discussion
14:00 Is there a role for genetic testing? Lia Crotti Pavia IT
14:25 Discussion
14:30 Can ablation offer a cure? The how and the why? Koonlawee Nademanee Los Angeles US
14:55 Discussion
15:00 Close

How are the AHSNs meeting the challenge of Atrial Fibrillation? - Hall 3 - Interactive Area - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Helen Williams London UK
13:30 The role of the AHSNs
13:38 Business case model for AF
Examples of AHSNs projects in Atrial Fibrillation (AF) including:
DETECT
13:46 Opportunistic AF Screening and Rapid Resolution, an Innovation Test Bed (Care City) experience Sotiris Antoniou London UK
13:54 Know your pulse, public awareness campaign Nadya Hamedi London UK
PROTECT
14:02 GP upskilling and AF clinical template Karen Glover , Martin Cassidy Nottingham UK, Nottingham UK
14:10 Introducing the Jack Video Sharron Gordon Southampton UK
14:20 Optimising Anticoagulation for AF in Primary Care Helen Williams London UK
PERFECT
14:30 The pan-London AF toolkit Faye Edwards London UK
14:40 AHSN Network, National roll out of AF detection devices Julia Reynolds Warrington UK
14:55 Closing remarks
15:00 Close

Moderated Posters (1) - Hall 3 - Poster Area - 15:00 - 15:45

Chair: Ross Hunter London UK
Chair: Chris Pepper Leeds UK

How to manage the Brugada syndrome Part 2 - AICC 2 How to manage the Brugada syndrome Part 2 - AICC 2 - Hall 11 - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Jan Till London UK
Chair: Koonlawee Nademanee Los Angeles US
15:45 Managing the paediatric Brugada patient Eric Rosenthal London UK
16:05 Discussion
16:10 Debate: All patients with a type 1 pattern should receive an ICD implant - Pro Derick Todd Liverpool UK
16:25 Debate: All patients with a type 1 pattern should receive an ICD implant - Con Pier Lambiase London UK
16:40 Rebuttals
Chair: Amanda Varnava London UK
Chair: Nigel Wheeldon Sheffield UK
16:45 1. How much ablation is needed in the Brugada syndrome? Yanushi Wijeyeratne London UK
16:55 2. Is SCNB1 a real Brugada gene? Belinda Gray London UK
17:05 3. Primary Prevention – Treat The Pyrexia! Claire Brough Liverpool UK
17:15 Close

Innovating Technologies to improve Patient Outcomes - Sponsored by Abbott Innovating Technologies to improve Patient Outcomes - Sponsored by Abbott - Hall 3-Interactive Area - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Tim Betts Oxford UK
15:45 How to adopt new HF technologies
16:05 Device selection – is it all about longevity
16:30 Experience with EnSite Precision 3D mapping system and new tools including Sensor Enabled Contact Force ablation catheter Francis Murgatroyd London UK
17:15 Close

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