• HRC2019
  • 6 - 9 Oct 2019, The ICC, Birmingham UK

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Sessions

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

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

Chair: Ms Caroline Little Swindon UK
Chair: Mr Ian Wright London UK
Allied Professionals
08:30 INVESTIGATING THE UTILITY OF SUBCUTANEOUS IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER-DEFIBRILLATORS IN THE ADULT CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE POPULATION Ms 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 Ms Nadine Mark Cambridge UK
09:00 IMPLEMENTATION OF OPPORTUNISTIC SCREENING AT PRE-ASSESSMENT CLINICS FOR UPGRADE/DOWNGRADE OF CARDIAC DEVICES Ms Asha Padwick Coventry UK
09:15 REMOTE MONITORING OF ILRS, WHEN IS MORE TOO MUCH? Mr 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 Ms Ashleigh Cresswell Sheffield UK
10:00 Break
Chair: Dr Adrian Morley-Davies Stoke on Trent UK
Chair: Prof 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? Mr Chris Crockford Lancaster UK
11:00 PRIMARY CARE BASED OPPORTUNISTIC SCREENING FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION INCREASES DETECTION RATES Ms F De Vere London UK
11:15 EARLY PROLONGED AMBULATORY CARDIAC MONITORING IN STROKE (EPACS) – AN OPEN-LABEL RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL Dr 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 Mr 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 Ms Panagiota Anna Chousou Cambridge UK
12:00 ASSESSMENT OF CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS AT EXTREME HIGH ALTITUDE USING AN IMPLANTABLE CARDIAC MONITOR: REVEAL HA STUDY Mr Christopher Boos Poole UK
12:15 Close

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chair: Mr Stuart Allen Manchester UK
Panel Dr Philip Moore London UK
Panel Ms Lucy Broadhurst Rotherham UK
Panel Mr 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: Prof John Camm London UK
Chair: Prof Bela Merkely Budapest HU
11:05 The Role of QRS Width Prof Bela Merkely Budapest HU
11:25 CRT-P or CRT-D in Heart Failure Dr Aldo Rinaldi London UK
11:45 Upgrade to CRT. Are there evidences? Prof 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: Dr Francisco Leyva Birmingham UK
Chair: Dr Jonathan Sahu Sheffield UK
10:45 The final Answer from SonR Dr Francis Murgatroyd London UK
11:15 What have we learned from patient sub-groups analysis Dr Ashish Patwala Stoke on Trent UK
11:45 RESPOND System in practice - my experience Dr 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: Dr Derek Rowlands Cheadle UK

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

Chair: Prof Andre Ng Leicester UK
Judge Dr Francisco Leyva Birmingham UK
Judge Prof Pier Lambiase London UK
Judge Prof Andre Ng Leicester UK
Judge Dr 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 Mr 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 Mr 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 Mr 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 Ms Cherry Alexander Glasgow UK
16:15 CHARACTERISTICS OF ABLATED ROTORS IN TERMINATING PERSISTENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION USING NON-CONTACT MAPPING Ms 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. Mr 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: Dr Satish Raj Nashville US
Chair: Dr Robert Sheldon Calgary CA
Chair: Dr Nicholas Gall London UK
13:30 The multi-faceted nature of POTS, and treatment overview Dr Satish Raj Nashville US
13:55 The lightning process: what is it and can it be applied to patients with POTS? Dr Phil Parker London UK
14:20 A Cardiovascular approach to POTS Dr Nicholas Gall London UK
14:40 Pain and POTS: Causes and management Prof Max Hilz Erlangen DE
15:00 Break
15:45 Chronic Fatigue, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and POTS: What is the difference? Prof Julia Newton Newcastle Upon Tyne UK
16:10 Resting supine hypertension and severe orthostatic intolerance. Management principles Prof Rose-Anne Kenny Eire IE
16:30 The psychological profile of POTS: Managing anxiety and illness behaviour Dr Morwenna Opie-Moran London UK
16:50 Exercise Rehabilitation in POTS: How to make it work! Dr Jane Simmonds London UK
17:10 Summary and close

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

Chair: Dr Nicholas Kelland Sheffield UK
Chair: Dr John Paisey Bournemouth UK
13:30 The Quickest Way to a Man's Heart is ....... an EP Disaster Dr Simon Modi Liverpool UK
13:40 Diagnosis and ablation of atypical flutter circuit utilising rim of ASD with a novel 3D electroanatomical mapping system Dr Steve Murray Newcastle upon Tyne UK
13:50 Dual Tachycardia in a 13 year old - What are the mechanisms? Ms Claire Martin Bordeaux FR
14:00 The many uses of alcohol Dr Donah Zachariah Bristol UK
14:10 An unusual case of long R-P tachycardia Dr Donah Zachariah Bristol UK
14:20 Utilising ablation to optimise cardiac resyncronisation therapy Dr Vishal Vyas London UK
14:30 Amiodarone induced ischaemic optic neuropathy in atrial fibrilation patient after shorter time course Dr Abdalazeem Ibrahem Bangor UK
14:40 Pre-excitation on the ECG: What lies beneath Mr Ian Wright London UK
14:50 Interventional EP: Utilisation of the no-fluoroscopy technique in the EP lab Dr Lisa Leung London UK
15:00 Break
15:45 Is accessory pathway ablation enough in cardiac arrest survivors? Dr Richard Bennett Bristol UK
15:55 A shocking case from a DGH Dr Will Foster Worcester UK
16:05 Ventricular tachycardia - to the point Dr Justin Gould London UK
16:15 Successful treatment of macro-reentrant atrial tachycardiac with alcohol ablation of the vein marshall Ms Claire Martin Bordeaux FR
16:25 The two faces of atrial flutter in newborns. Beware!! Dr Sakethram Saravu Vijayashankar Cardiff UK
16:35 Animation beyond imagination; Electroanatomic mapping and ablation of an uncommon atrial tachycardia Dr Lisa Leung London UK
16:45 EP Image: An isolated T-wave Dr Lisa Leung London UK
16:55 Fitness trackers: friend or foe? Dr Edward Doris Cramlington UK
17:05 Antidromic AVRT via right atrioventricular pathway Dr 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: Dr Stephen Page Leeds UK
Chair: Dr Sarju Mehta Cambridge UK
13:30 How to diagnose Brugada syndrome: to provoke or not to provoke? Dr Elijah Behr London UK
13:55 Discussion
14:00 Is there a role for genetic testing? Prof Lia Crotti Pavia IT
14:25 Discussion
14:30 Can ablation offer a cure? The how and the why? Dr 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: Dr 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 Dr Sotiris Antoniou London UK
13:54 Know your pulse, public awareness campaign Dr Nadya Hamedi London UK
PROTECT
14:02 GP upskilling and AF clinical template Dr Karen Glover , Dr Martin Cassidy Nottingham UK, Nottingham UK
14:10 Introducing the Jack Video Dr Sharron Gordon Southampton UK
14:20 Optimising Anticoagulation for AF in Primary Care Dr Helen Williams London UK
PERFECT
14:30 The pan-London AF toolkit Dr Faye Edwards London UK
14:40 AHSN Network, National roll out of AF detection devices Dr Julia Reynolds Warrington UK
14:55 Closing remarks
15:00 Close

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

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

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