• HRC2022
  • 9 - 11 Oct 2022

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Sessions

08:30 - 09:30 Harry Crijns Named Lecture Hall 11b
08:30 - 10:00 Arrhythmias after surgery Hall 3b
08:30 - 10:00 EP Masterclass 2 Hall 10a
08:30 - 10:00 EGM Championships Hal 11a
08:30 - 12:15 Oral Abstracts 2 Hall 3a
08:30 - 17:15 STARS Symposium Hall 9
08:30 - 17:15 Paediatric Session Hall 10b
10:45 - 12:15 Cases and Traces 1 - Devices Hall 3c
10:45 - 12:15 Arrhythmia Alliance Symposia 2 - Pacing Hall 10a
10:45 - 12:15 BHRS Symposia - 40 Years of Ablation, What have we learned Hall 11a
10:45 - 12:15 Basic Science Primer Hall 11b
13:30 - 14:30 Ben Freedman Named Lecture Hall 11b
13:30 - 15:00 AF Association Symposia 2 Hall 3b
13:30 - 15:00 Masterclass Devices 2 - Pacing is good right? Hall 11a
13:30 - 17:15 Young Investigators Competition Hall 3a
15:00 - 15:45 Moderated Posters 1 Poster Area - Exhibition Hall
15:45 - 16:45 Hugh Calkins Named Lecture Hall 11b
15:45 - 17:15 Nurses 2 - Steps in Research Progression Hall 3b
15:45 - 17:15 Telemedicine and Digital Cardiology Hall 10
15:45 - 17:15 Arrhythmia Alliance & Heart Rhythm Society Joint Session - Genetics of Sudden Death – Beyond the Mendelian Paradigm Hall 11a
17:30 - 19:00 Heart Rhythm Trainee Session Hall 10a

Harry Crijns Named Lecture - Hall 11b - 08:30 - 09:30

08:30 Talk title tbc
09:30 Close

Arrhythmias after surgery - Hall 3b - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair: Prof Benjamin O'Brien , Dr Niall Campbell Berlin, DE, Manchester, UK
08:30 Can we predict AF after Cardiac Surgery (AFACS)? Prof Peter Watkinson Oxford, UK
08:50 Is AF after cardiac surgery the same as other AF?
09:10 Long-term anticoagulation for post-op AF - what should we do? Prof Gregory Lip Liverpool, UK
09:30 Amioderone vs DCCV for post op atrial fibrillation
09:50 Discussion
10:00 Close

EP Masterclass 2 - Hall 10a - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair:
08:30 Types of refractory periods: what are they and why do they matter? Dr Fu Sion Ng London, UK
08:45 Re-entry: how to identify it and what it means for mapping? Dr Joseph De Bono Birmingham, UK
09:00 Tachycardias resulting from triggered automaticity
09:15 Why determines the haemodynamic consequences of a tachycardia? Mr Ian Wright London, UK
09:30 Discussion
10:00 Close

EGM Championships - Hal 11a - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair: Mr Stuart Allen Manchester, UK
Panel Mr Chris Monkhouse, Dr Honey Thomas, Mr Paul Doherty London, UK, Northumbria, UK, Solihull, UK

Oral Abstracts 2 - Hall 3a - 08:30 - 12:15

Further details to come soon

STARS Symposium - Hall 9 - 08:30 - 17:15

PACEMAKERS AND SYNCOPE
Chair: Prof Richard Sutton, Prof Robert Sheldon, Dr Zachary Whinnett Monte Carlo, MC, Calgary, CA, London, UK
08:30 Patient selection for pacing: age, symptoms, and effect of clustering
08:45 Patient selection for pacing: importance of cardioinhibition, timing, and vasodepression Prof Richard Sutton Monte Carlo, MC
09:00 Beyond cardioinhibition. What additional benefits does CLS pacing bring to the patient with mixed vasodepressor and cardioinhibitory responses? Prof Richard Sutton Monte Carlo, MC
09:15 Syncope recurrence after pacing Dr Artur Fedorowski Stockholm, SE
09:30 Narrow QRS heart block, adenosine, and pacemakers. Dr Ahran Arnold London, UK
09:45 Syncope and bifascicular block: EP studies, ILRs, or pacemakers? Prof Robert Sheldon Calgary, CA
10:00 Break
PRACTICAL ISSUES IN SYNCOPE MANAGEMENT
Chair: Dr Mehran Asgari, Prof Robert Sheldon Inverness, UK, Calgary, CA
10:45 First contact: complementary roles of risk assessment and diagnosis Dr Mehran Asgari Inverness, UK
11:00 ED patient: arrhythmia outcomes and ECG recordings in first 2 weeks Prof Robert Sheldon Calgary, CA
11:15 Older syncope clinic patients with non-informative histories and ECGs: tilt, ILR, other, or none?
11:30 Tilt testing: when do I need to do a tilt test?
11:45 Drugs for vasovagal syncope: midodrine, fludrocortisone, atomoxetine Prof Satish Raj Calgary, CA
12:00 Syncope in the elderly with resting hypertension Dr Giulia Rivasi Florence, IT
12:15 Lunch
POTS AND LONG-COVID
Chair: Dr Harsha Master, Dr Nicholas Gall, Prof Satish Raj Stevenage, UK, London, UK, Calgary, CA
13:30 POTS, POTS Plus, or simply fellow travellers?
13:45 POTS: new medical and non-medical treatment Prof Satish Raj Calgary, CA
14:00 POTS and autoimmunity: Taking science to treatment. Dr Artur Fedorowski Stockholm, SE
14:15 Long COVID: autonomic dysfunction or microvascular dysfunction? Dr Nicholas Gall London, UK
14:30 Long COVID: The value of a holistic approach? Dr Harsha Master Stevenage, UK
14:45 Long COVID: A diagnosis and management primer Dr Melanie Dani London, UK
15:00 Break
LIFE AT THE EDGE OF SYNCOPE RESEARCH
Chair: Prof Robert Sheldon, Prof Sebastian Stec Calgary, CA, Warsaw, PL
1. Cardioneuroablation
15:45 a. Little brain of the heart.
15:55 b. Cardioneuroablation: evidence and approaches Prof Sebastian Stec Warsaw, PL
16:05 c. Cardioneuroablation: patient selection, study outcomes
2. Great opportunities in Syncope
16:15 a. Dr Artur Fedorowski Stockholm, SE
16:25 b.
16:35 c. Prof Robert Sheldon Calgary, CA
16:45 d. Prof Richard Sutton Monte Carlo, MC
16:55 3. Open discussion
17:15 Close

Paediatric Session - Hall 10b - 08:30 - 17:15

SESSION 1
Chair: Prof Eric Rosenthal, Dr Vinay Bhole London, UK, Birmingham, UK
08:30 Action potential made easy: key to understanding arrhythmia mechanisms to guide treatment Dr Vinay Bhole Birmingham, UK
08:50 What is sinus rhythm, and sinus node related arrhythmia, IST, SART, POTS, SAEB, SA, SSS? Prof Eric Rosenthal London, UK
09:10 Atrial tachycardia diagnostic pearls and effective acute management options: adenosine, DC shock or IV medication? Dr M Cecilia Gonzalez Corcia Bristol, UK
09:30 Fundamentals of AVN rentry tachycardia: how to recognise and manage it? Prof Graham Stuart Bristol, UK
09:50 Questions
10:00 Break
SESSION 2
Chair: Prof Graham Stuart, Prof Orhan Uzun Bristol, UK, Cardiff, UK
10:45 Paediatric algorhythms to differentiate wide complex SVT from VT: can we apply adult criteria? Dr Carolina Escudero Alberta, CA
11:05 Why documenting tachycardia at start and termination would be of help in the diagnosis and management of arrhythmias? Dr Susan Etheridge Utah, US
11:25 Pharmacological or DC cardioversion of atrial flutter and fibrillation in children: how to do and when to do it?
11:45 Pharmacological conversion of VT versus DC cardioversion: how to do it safely and effectively? Prof Alpay Celiker Istanbul, TR
12:05 Questions
12:15 Lunch
SESSION 3
Chair: Dr M Cecilia Gonzalez Corcia , Dr Susan Etheridge Bristol, UK, Utah, US
13:30 How to deliver safe anaesthetics for LQT, CPVT and Brugada, time to develop guidelines? Dr Tim Murphy Bristol, UK
13:50 How to manage preoperative arrhythmias in congenital heart disease? Dr M Cecilia Gonzalez Corcia Bristol, UK
14:10 How to manage acute postoperative arrhythmias in paediatric intensive care? Dr Susan Etheridge Utah, US
14:30 How to manage chronic persistent postoperative arrhythmias in congenital heart disease ? Prof Alpay Celiker Istanbul, TR
14:50 Questions
15:00 Break
SESSION 4
Chair: Prof Orhan Uzun Cardiff, UK
15:45 What should not we miss when we look at the paediatric ECG? Dr Anjan Batra California, US
16:05 What to look for on intracardiac EMG during SVT and VT mapping?
16:25 What to search for in Pacemaker Trouble shooting?
16:45 Effective and disease specific programming of ICD in children: tips and tricks Dr Jan Till London, UK
17:05 Questions
SESSION 5
Chair: Dr Jan Till, Dr M Cecilia Gonzalez Corcia London, UK, Bristol, UK
17:15 Oral presentations: 5 presentations in 5 minutes with 5 slides
17:45 Close

Cases and Traces 1 - Devices - Hall 3c - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: Dr Archie Rao, Dr John Paisey Liverpool, UK, Southampton, UK
Further details to come soon

Arrhythmia Alliance Symposia 2 - Pacing - Hall 10a - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: Dr Zachary Whinnett London, UK
10:45 How to approach the patient with challenging venous access Prof Francisco Leyva Birmingham, UK
11:00 Conduction System Pacing for bradycardia: When, why and how? Dr Badrinathan Chandrasekaran Wiltshire, UK
11:15 Conduction system pacing for CRT: When and how to deliver Prof Pugazhendhi Vijayaraman Pennsylvania, US
11:30 Programming conduction system pacing Dr Jonathan Lyne Dublin, IE
11:45 Should Leadless Pacing be first line therapy?
12:00 Challenging LV lead implantation: the role of interventional CRT Prof Nik Patel Eastbourne, UK
12:15 Close

BHRS Symposia - 40 Years of Ablation, What have we learned - Hall 11a - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: Dr Alistair Slade, Prof Derek Connelly Truro, UK, Glasgow, UK
10:45 Ablation for SVT - is there anything more to learn? Dr Edward Rowland London, UK
11:00 Ablation for ventricular arrhythmias - state of the art Dr Claire Martin Cambridge, UK
11:15 Mapping systems - where are we and what do we need? Dr Ashley Nisbet Bristol, UK
11:30 Persistent AF - the final frontier?
11:45 Discussion
12:15 Close

Basic Science Primer - Hall 11b - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: Dr Malcolm Finlay, Dr Mark Specterman London, UK, London, UK
FOCUS ON GENETICS AND FUTURE THERAPIES
10:45 ATG to TAG - where does EP come in?
10:55 Will an EP ever need to know how… and why… to edit a gene? Prof Patricia Munroe London, UK
11:05 Discussion
FOCUS ON INFLAMMATION AND ARRHYTHMIA
11:15 How Australia is beating AF one adipocyte at a time
11:25 Arrhythmia… what a flaming nuisance
11:35 Discussion
FOCUS ON AF MAPPING
11:45 Mapping AF: isn’t that trying to produce a map of an ever changing map?!
11:55 Predicting the future: the state of whole organ modelling and simulation of the heart Dr Jenny Wang Oxford, UK
12:05 Discussion
12:15 Close

Ben Freedman Named Lecture - Hall 11b - 13:30 - 14:30

13:30 The role of Cardiac Nurses and  allied professionals in research and advocacy in early detection and appropriate management of AF
14:30 Close

AF Association Symposia 2 - Hall 3b - 13:30 - 15:00

Further details to come soon

Masterclass Devices 2 - Pacing is good right? - Hall 11a - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Ms Holly Daw London, UK
13:30 Pacing, the new and wonderful Mr Chris Monkhouse London, UK
13:45 Pacing too much? If its not broke don’t fix it?
14:00 Autocapture: benefits and the overlooked Ms Kayleigh Mather North Tyneside, UK
14:15 Optimal Pacing modes- GIRFT Mr James Elliott London, UK
14:30 Pacing Induced tachycardias: What is the Mechanism? Mr Ross Haynes London, UK
14:45 Optimising ATP, the art within ICD programming
15:00 Close

Young Investigators Competition - Hall 3a - 13:30 - 17:15

Chair: Dr Fu Sion Ng, Prof Neil Herring, Prof Pier Lambiase, Dr Rachel Myles, Prof Sabine Ernst London, UK, Oxford, UK, London, UK, Glasgow, UK, London, UK
Further details to come soon

Moderated Posters 1 - Poster Area - Exhibition Hall - 15:00 - 15:45

Further details to come soon

Hugh Calkins Named Lecture - Hall 11b - 15:45 - 16:45

15:45 Talk title tbc Prof Pierre Jais Bordeaux, FR
16:45 Close

Nurses 2 - Steps in Research Progression - Hall 3b - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Mrs Angela Hall, Mrs Catherine Laventure Jersey, UK, Peterborough, UK
STEPS IN RESEARCH PROGRESSION
15:45 One week follow up post-ablation telephone calls Mrs Jessica Burrell Birmingham, UK
16:00 Evaluating if lifestyle interventions are addressed in accordance with best practice guidelines for AF: a clinical audit. Mrs Leigh Isaac Oxford, UK
16:15 ILR outcomes from the TLOC clinic Ms Kelly Anne Kinsella Jersey, UK
16:30 The UK experience of PoTS: SSPoTS study Phase 1 results of healthcare practitioners and people with PoTS interviews Mrs Helen Eftekhari Coventry, UK
Does BMI affect patient quality of life, symptoms and patient experiences following AF ablation? A mixed methods study Mrs Angela Griffiths Oxford, UK
Should we be screening people with diabetes, for AF? Mrs Angela Hall Jersey, UK
Close

Telemedicine and Digital Cardiology - Hall 10 - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Dr Shouvik Haldar, Dr Wajid Hussain London, UK, London, UK
15:45 DEBATE: Every arrhythmia patient consultation should be VIRTUAL
PRO Dr Mark Mason London, UK
CON Dr Ashley Nisbet Bristol, UK
16:15 Digital Inequality and its impact on patient care
16:30 Digital tools in the implementation of NHS cardiac improvement pathways programme
16:45 Impact of wearables on real world clinical practice in arrhythmias
17:00 Predicting the Future with ECGs
17:15 Close

Arrhythmia Alliance & Heart Rhythm Society Joint Session - Genetics of Sudden Death – Beyond the Mendelian Paradigm - Hall 11a - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Dr Francis Murgatroyd London, UK
15:45 Family Evaluation: Who gets what kind of genetic testing? Prof Andrew Krahn Columbia, US
16:00 Polygenic Risk Scores and Sudden death Prof Patricia Munroe London, UK
16:15 Caring for Families: The ICC Approach Ms Ellie Quinn London, UK
16:30 Whole exome and genome sequencing in sudden death: pearls and pitfalls Prof Elijah Behr London, UK
16:45 AI, Data science and genetics: Can complicated processes lead to simple solutions?
17:00 Panel Discussion
17:15 Close

Heart Rhythm Trainee Session - Hall 10a - 17:30 - 19:00

Chair: Dr Heather Edwards Cardiff, UK
17:30 Use of intracardiac echo during EP procedures
17:45 Q&A
18:00 How to spot an unusual pathways during a diagnostic EP study Dr Ashley Nisbet Bristol, UK
18:15 Q&A
18:30 Non invasive cardiac ablation for the treatment of arrhythmias
18:45 Q&A
19:00 Close

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