• HRC2018
  • 7 - 10 Oct 2018, The ICC, Birmingham UK
08:30 - 12:15 Oral Abstracts 1 Hall 7
08:30 - 12:15 Pharmacy Workshop Hall 8a
08:30 - 17:15 Paediatric Hall 8b
Optimal Management of AF and VT using the latest tools and techniques - Sponsored by St Jude Medical Hall 9
08:45 - 12:15 Cases & Traces (1)
08:30 - 12:15 Improving AF Outcomes in the Lab - Supported by AF Association Hall 11
10:45 - 12:15 Master Class Devices, Part 1 - Practical Management Issues Hall 9
10:45 - 12:15 Research Session Hall 3 - Interactive Area
13:30 - 17:15 Young Investigators Competition Hall 7
13:30 - 17:15 Nurses Hall 8a
13:30 - 15:00 Master Class Devices, Part 2 Hall 9
13:30 - 15:00 Physiological rate adaption - does it work? - Sponsored by BIOTRONIK Hall 10
13:30 - 17:15 Improving Arrhythmia Management 1 - Supported by Arrhythmia Alliance Hall 11
13:30 - 15:00 GUCH Heart Rhythm Management 1 Hall 3 - Interactive Area
15:00 - 15:45 Moderated Posters (1) Hall 3 - Poster Area
15:45 - 17:15 Master Class Devices, Part 3 - Getting the most out of CRT Hall 9
15:45 - 17:15 Master Class EP, Part 1 Hall 10
15:45 - 17:15 GUCH Heart Rhythm Management 2 Hall 3 - Interactive Area

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

Chair: Lucy Broadhurst Rotherham, UK
Chair: Mark Squirrell London UK
Allied Professionals
08:30 CRYOABLATION FOR PAROXYSMAL ATRIAL FIBRILLATION - IS AN EP LAB REQUIRED? Felicity Champney Brighton UK
08:45 A PATHWAY TO SAFETY - ANTICOAGULATION COMPLIANCE IN CIED PATIENTS WITH AF Leanne Maddock London, UK
09:00 UNDERSTANDING THE WAYS IN WHICH OCCUPATION IS AFFECTED BY POSTURAL TACHYCARDIA SYNDROME: A UK OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PERSPECTIVE Jenny Welford Middlesbrough UK
09:15 DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTERGRATED SUPPORT PATHWAY FOR PATIENTS FULFILLING NICE CRITERIA FOR AN INTERNAL CARDIOVASCULAR DEBRIBRILLATOR (ICD) IN A DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL Jacqui Kemp Taunton UK
09:30 ARE CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS ALSO ASSOCIATED WITH THE INCIDENCE OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION? A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND FIELD SYNOPSIS OF 23 FACTORS IN 32 INITIALLY HEALTHY COHORTS OF 20 MILLION PARTICIPANTS Victoria Allan London UK
09:45 BRAIN MRI FINDINGS IN PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION UNDERGOING CARDIOVERSION Yuliya Persidskikh Minsk BY
10:00 Break
Chair: Malcolm Finlay London UK
Chair: Mark O'Neill London UK
Basic Science / Sudden Cardiac Death
10:45 PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT OF THE "RE-ENTRY VULNERABILITY INDEX" AS A MARKER OF CARDIAC INSTABILITY IN THE HUMAN HEART USING WHOLE-HEART CONTACT EPICARDIAL MAPPING Michelle Orini
11:00 OPTOGENETIC STIMULATION OF BRAINSTEM'S VAGAL PREGANGLIONIC NEURONES IS ASSOCIATED WITH NEURONAL NITRIC OXIDE SYNTHASE-DEPENDENT PROLOGATION OF VENTRICULAR EFFECTIVE REFRACTORY PERIOD Richard Ang London UK
11:15 A DYNAMIC-CLAMP STUDY OF L-TYPE Ca2+ CURRENT IN RABBIT AND HUMAN ATRIAL MOCYTES: THE CONTRIBUTION OF WINDOW ICaL TO EARLY AFTERDEPOLARISATIONS Anthony Workman Glasgow UK
11:30 WHOLE EXOME SEQUENCING IN SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME Leonie Wong London UK
11:45 MEDIUM TERM SURVIVAL AND FAMILY SCREENING OUTCOMES IN AN IDIOPATHIC VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION COHORT - A MULTICENTRE EXPERIENCE Shohreh Honarbakhsh London UK
12:00 CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SCD SURVIVORS WITH BRUGADA SYNDROME:- ARE SPONSANEOUS TYPE I ECG AND PREVIOUS SYNCOPE REALLY ASSOCIATED WITH HIGH RISK? Leonie Wong London UK
12:15 Close

Pharmacy Workshop - Hall 8a - 08:30 - 12:15

Chair: Sotiris Antoniou London UK
Chair: Helen Williams London UK
08:30 Addressing unmet needs in detecting AF across the globe Trudie Lobban Stratford-upon-Avon UK
08:40 Review of devices for early detection Nadya Hamedi London UK Download Presentation
09:00 Fighting AF by early detection - key learnings from Australia and the value of community pharmacists Ben Freedman Sydney AU
09:20 Lessons learnt for a UK study, and ensuring a pathway from identification to treatment Sotiris Antoniou London UK
09:40 Discussion
10:00 Break
Chair: Filipa Alves da Costa Lisbon PT
Chair: Sotiris Antoniou London UK
10:45 Addressing unmet needs in managing AF across the globe Helen Williams London UK Download Presentation
11:05 Medicines optimisation - improving anticoagulation nationally Sharron Gordon Basingstoke UK
11:25 Optimising adherence in atrial fibrillation Isabelle Arnet Basel CH Download Presentation
11:45 Universal guideline for optimal use of anticoagulation pharmacotherapy Bart van den Bemt Amsterdam NL
12:05 Discussion
12:15 Close

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

Chair: Joseph de Giovanni Birmingham UK
Chair: Orhan Uzun Cardiff UK
08:30 CPVT and provocative tests: reliability and value of adrenaline infusion versus exercise test Orhan Uzun Cardiff UK
08:50 Long QT and provocative tests: how to conduct and how to interpret Vinay Bhole Birmingham UK
09:10 Brugada syndrome: timing, reliability and significance of positive provocative tests Mark Walsh Bristol UK
09:30 My nightmare cases in the EP lab with SVT Arthur Yue Southampton UK
10:00 Break
Chair: James Gnanapragasam Southampton UK
Chair: Graham Stuart Bristol UK
10:45 ARVC and diagnostic challenges: Clues to diagnosis in 12 lead ECG, SAECG, echocardiogram, MRI and Isoprenaline challenge Shankar Sadagopan Leicester UK Download Presentation
11:15 Sport recommendations in children with arrhythmic disorders or sudden arrhythmic death syndromes Eric Rosenthal London UK
Oral abstract presentations
11:45 A NOVEL METHOD FOR FLUOROLESS SEPTAL PUNCTURE Henry Chubb London UK
11:51 ACCIDENTAL FOXGLOVE INGESTION IN A TODDLER Rainer Fortner Cardiff UK
11:57 ATRIOVENTRICULAR CONDUCTION DELAY MAY BE MORE THAN SIMPLY INCREASED VAGAL TONE IN YOUNG ATHLETS Marcia Scheller Cardiff UK
12:03 TARGETED GENETIC TESTING IN ASSISTING THE DIAGNOSIS OF LONG QT SYNDROME Amos Wong Cardiff UK
12:09 Questions
12:15 Break
Chair: Karen McLeod Glasgow UK
Chair: Jan Till London UK
13:30 The cardiac side effects of Stimulants, antipsychotics and antidepressants in children Dominic Hares Leeds UK Download Presentation
14:00 Antiarrhythmic medications: monitoring their efficacy, side effects and toxicity Jan Till London UK
14:30 Clinical investigations for cardiac arrhythmias Joseph de Giovanni Birmingham UK
15:00 Break
Chair: Eric Rosenthal London UK
Chair: Mark Walsh Bristol UK
15:45 Junctional ectopic tachycardia diagnosis and management Karen McLeod Glasgow UK
16:15 Arrhythmias in repaired congenital heart disease: frequency and therapeutic options Graham Stuart Bristol UK Download Presentation
16:45 My nightmare cases in the EP lab with VT or defibrillator Arthur Yue Southampton UK
17:15 Close

Optimal Management of AF and VT using the latest tools and techniques - Sponsored by St Jude Medical Optimal Management of AF and VT using the latest tools and techniques - Sponsored by St Jude Medical - Hall 9 -

08:30 How EnSite Precision enhances my workflow Kim Rajappan Oxford UK Download Presentation
09:00 Management of VT cases with EnSite precision Simon James Middlesbrough UK
09:30 New mapping tools and innovations for complex cases Martin Lowe London UK
10:00 Close

Cases & Traces (1) - 08:45 - 12:15

Chair: Stuart Allen Manchester UK
Chair: John Paisey Southampton UK
08:48 Case 1 - ICD programming during VT ablation: The perils of not keeping it simple Dewi Thomas Middlesbrough UK Download Presentation
09:00 Case 2 - Shocks after death: A failure of S-ICD sensing Benedict Wiles Southampton UK
09:12 Case 3 - AV node ablation: not always benign - an electropharmacology case study Gavin Chu Leicester UK
09:24 Case 4 - Narrow and broad complex tachycardia - what is the mechanism? Ashley Nisbet Bristol UK
09:36 Case 5 - An unusual left sided pathway Ashley Nisbet Bristol UK
09:48 Case 6 - Difficult pathway ablation Lee Graham Birmingham UK Download Presentation
10:00 Break
Chair: John Paisey Southampton UK
Chair: Archana Rao Liverpool UK
10:45 Case 7 - Just a secondary prevention in ICD... Richard Till UK
10:57 Case 8 - High DFT and no simple solution Benedict Wiles Southampton UK
11:09 Case 9 - A Pregnant Pause Stephen Murray Newcastle upon Tyne UK
11:21 Case 10 - Image Guided wireless endocardial LV electrode implantation for CRT Jonathan Behar Leicester UK
11:33 The electrocardiography of myocardial repolarisation Derek Rowlands Cheadle UK
12:15 Close

Improving AF Outcomes in the Lab - Supported by AF Association Improving AF Outcomes in the Lab - Supported by AF Association - Hall 11 - 08:30 - 12:15

Chair: Richard Schilling London UK
08:30 Contact Force for AF Ablation – Review & Comparison of Available Modalities Mark O'Neill London UK
09:00 Long standing Persistent AF: what sub-categories predict better outcomes? Mark Earley London UK Download Presentation
09:30 Use of Rhythmia for AF and AT mapping: what does it add over other mapping technologies? Boon Lim London UK
10:00 Break
10:45 The Role of Dual Left Atrial Appendage Isolation and Ligation: does it improve clinical results Sandeep Panikker London UK
11:15 How to tailor ablation prescription for individual patients: The role of substrate identification and targeting Tim Betts Oxford UK Download Presentation
11:45 Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion in the UK: what has 2 years of Commissioning through Evaluation taught us? Dhiraj Gupta Liverpool UK
12:15 Close

Master Class Devices, Part 1 - Practical Management Issues - Hall 9 - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: Stuart Harris Basildon UK
Chair: Jonathan Sibley Basildon UK
11:15 Device detected AF and atrial high rate episodes Paulus Kirchhof Birmingham UK Download Presentation
11:45 Device deactivation: when to discuss with the patient, when to do it Ashish Patwala Stoke on Trent UK Download Presentation
12:15 Device detected VT: How much VT is significant and is VT ablation the answer? Mark Mason Uxbridge UK Download Presentation
12:15 Close

Research Session - Hall 3 - Interactive Area - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: Pier Lambiase London UK
10:45 The New Research Application process-what's changed & how do I navigate it? Neil Srinivasan London UK
11:10 Developing National Research Networks and Pragmatic Clinical Trials Rui Providencia London UK Download Presentation
11:35 The UK Multicentre Trials Group -How it has enabled my national study Andre Ng Leicester UK
11:55 The power of patient surveys in assisting applications and undertaking research Trudie Lobban Stratford-upon-Avon UK
12:15 Close

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

Chair: Andre Ng Leicester UK
Judge Pier Lambiase London UK
Judge Francisco Leyva Birmingham UK
Judge Kim Rajappan Oxford UK
13:30 GENETIC ANALYSIS IN THE EVALUATION OF UNEXPLAINED CARDIAC ARREST: FROM THE CARDIAC ARREST SURVIVORS WITH PRESERVED EJECTION FRACTION REGISTRY (CASPER) Greg Mellor Cambridge UK
14:00 IN-VIVO WHOLE HEART CONTACT MAPPING DATA AND A SIMPLE MATHEMATICAL FRAMEWORK TO UNDERSTAND THE INTERACTIONS BETWEEN ACTIVATION AND REPOLARIZATION RESITUTION DYNAMICS IN THE INTACT HUMAN HEART Michelle Orini
14:30 THE K(ATP) CHANNEL OPENER DIAZOXIDE REDUCES AUTOMATICITY IN AN IN VITRO ATRIAL CELL MODEL - POTENTIAL FOR K(ATP) CHANNELS AS A DRUG TARGET FOR ATRIAL ARRHYTHMIAS Mark Specterman London UK
15:00 Break
15:45 LONG-TERM OUTCOMES AFTER CATHETER ABLATION OF VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA IN PATIENTS WITH STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASE: A MULTICENTRE UK STUDY Vinit Sawhney London UK
16:15 THE BURDEN OF ARRHYTHMIAS IN LIFE-LONG ENDURANCE ATHLETES Ahmed Merghani London UK
16:45 CARDIAC MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING RISK STRATIFICATION USING MARKERS OF REGIONAL AND DIFFUSE FIBROSIS FOR MEDIUM TO IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATOR THERAPY: THE VALUE OF T1 MAPPING IN NON-ISCHEMIC PATIENTS Simon Claridge London UK
17:15 Close

Nurses - Hall 8a - 13:30 - 17:15

Chair: Hillary Bugden Cambridge UK
Chair: Shona Holding Leeds UK
13:30 Management of atrial arrhythmias post AF ablation Angie Griffiths Oxford UK Download Presentation
14:00 Primary and Secondary Care working together to manage AF more effectively: One Centre's Experience Jayne Mudd Middlesbrough UK Download Presentation
14:30 Identifying AF: AliveCor in practice Shona Holding Leeds UK Download Presentation
15:00 Break
15:45 Cost effectiveness of ILR used for detection of cryptogenic stroke Klaus Witte Leeds UK Download Presentation
16:30 ICD Deactivation: one centre's experience Gaynor Richards Bournemouth UK
16:50 Device infection: surgical site surveillance Melissa Rouchon London UK Download Presentation
17:15 Close

Master Class Devices, Part 2 - Hall 9 - 13:30 - 15:00

EGM troubleshooting, Part 1 - Interactive Session
Chair: Stuart Allen Manchester UK
Chair: Ian Wright London UK
Panel Paul Doherty Stratford Upon Avon
Panel Philip Moore Watford UK
Interactive session Test your EGM knowledge via the voting App
13:30 EGM interpretation part 1 - case studies
14:15 EGM interpretation part 2 - case studies
15:00 Close

Physiological rate adaption - does it work? - Sponsored by BIOTRONIK Physiological rate adaption - does it work? - Sponsored by BIOTRONIK - Hall 10 - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Riyaz Kaba London UK
13:30 What is Closed Loop Stimulation and what is unique about it? Jan Steffel Zurich DE
14:00 Case study: How CLS changed a teenagers life for the better Mark Walsh Bristol UK
14:30 Optimal rate responsive pacing in heart failure patients: what is the evidence? Carel de Cock Amsterdam NL Download Presentation
15:00 Close

Improving Arrhythmia Management 1 - Supported by Arrhythmia Alliance Improving Arrhythmia Management 1 - Supported by Arrhythmia Alliance - Hall 11 - 13:30 - 17:15

Chair: Axel Brandes Odense DK
13:30 Obesity & Arrhythmias Rajeev Pathak Adelaide AU Download Presentation
14:00 Impact of sleep-disordered breathing on the genesis of arrhythmias Dominik Linz Homburg DE
14:30 My patient with inherited arrhythmia syndrome wants to perform exercise - What is the right advice? Martin Borggrefe Mannheim DE
15:00 Break
Chair: Neil Sulke Eastbourne UK
15:45 Neuromodulation for Cardiac Arrhythmias Dominik Linz Homburg DE
16:15 Primary prophylactic ICD in patients with non-ischaemic dilated cardiomyopathy - State-of-the-Art Axel Brandes Odense DK Download Presentation
16:45 The arrhythmia risk of psychiatric drugs Nicholas Gall London UK
17:15 Close

GUCH Heart Rhythm Management 1 - Hall 3 - Interactive Area - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Vivienne Ezzat London UK
13:30 Guch anatomy, imaging and surgery – all you need to know Martin Lowe London UK
13:55 Guch arrhythmias l – why, what and which drugs are best? Graham Stuart Bristol UK Download Presentation
14:15 Guch arrhythmias ll – which patients need ablation and how do I do it? Sabine Ernst London UK
14:40 Guch arrhythmias lll – which patients need a device and how do I do it? Eric Rosenthal London UK
15:00 Close

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

Chair: Ross Hunter London UK
Chair: Chris Plummer Newcastle UK

Master Class Devices, Part 3 - Getting the most out of CRT - Hall 9 - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair:
Chair:
15:45 Utilising CRT algorithms-can they improve CRT response? (i.e. MPP, Adaptive CRT etc.) Ashish Patwala Stoke on Trent UK Download Presentation
16:15 Impact of QRS duration and morphology on CRT effectiveness Tim Betts Oxford UK Download Presentation
16:45 My CRT patient now has AF: what do I do? >Pacing strategies vs. AF ablation Stuart Harris Basildon UK
17:15 Close

Master Class EP, Part 1 - Hall 10 - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: John Paisey Southampton UK
Chair: Ian Wright London UK
15:45 Non-Invasive assessment of Arrhythmias Boon Lim London UK Download Presentation
16:15 Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Empiric approach vs Patient specific approach Jaswinder Gill, Matthew Wright London UK, London UK
16:45 Electrograms 101 Stuart Tan Basildon UK Download Presentation
17:15 Close

GUCH Heart Rhythm Management 2 - Hall 3 - Interactive Area - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Jasveer Mangat London UK
Training in GUCH arrhythmia management
15:45 What I have learnt from the GUCH clinic Vivienne Ezzat London UK Download Presentation
16:00 What I have learnt from the EP Lab Waqas Ullah Southampton UK Download Presentation
16:15 What I have learnt from my Fellowship Maria Ilina Glasgow UK
Chair: Martin Lowe London UK
Debate:
16:30 GUCH ablations and device implantation should only be undertaken by a GUCH arrhythmia specialist - For Mark O'Neill London UK
GUCH ablations and device implantation should only be undertaken by a GUCH arrhythmia specialist - Against Jack McCready Brighton UK Download Presentation

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