• HRC2018
  • 7 - 10 Oct 2018, The ICC, Birmingham UK
08:30 - 10:00 EP: Redefining Electrophysiology: Signal Quality that Matters - Sponsored by Boston Scientific Hall 7
08:30 - 10:00 Daily Device Challenges Hall 8a
08:30 - 10:00 Device Management: Palliative & End of Life Care Hall 8b
08:30 - 10:00 The Zero Jargon Basic Science Primer Hall 9
08:30 - 15:00 AF Outcomes Outside the Lab - Supported by AF Association Hall 10
08:30 - 10:00 Cardiac Physiologist Meeting Hall 11
08:30 - 10:00 NOAC hot topics: Translating latest clinical and cardioversion data into practice - Sponsored by Daiichi Sankyo Hall 3 - Interactive Area
10:45 - 12:15 PLENARY - Optimum Arrhythmia Patient Care - 2016 and beyond Hall 11
13:30 - 17:15 Oral Abstracts 2 Hall 7
13:30 - 15:00 CRM: Cost effective approaches to improving SCD patient outcomes - Sponsored by Boston Scientific Hall 8a
13:30 - 17:15 Syncope & POTS: Mind & Body 1 - Supported by STARS Hall 8b
13:30 - 15:00 Master Class Devices, Part 4 - Devices & Lead Issues Hall 9
13:30 - 17:15 Improving Arrhythmia Management 2 - Supported by Arrhythmia Alliance Hall 11
13:30 - 15:00 AICC: Important Issues in Paediatrics & the Transition to Adult Care Hall 3 - Interactive Area
15:00 - 15:45 Moderated Posters (2) Hall 3 - Poster Area
15:45 - 17:15 The Case for Screening for Unknown AF to Prevent AF-Related Stroke - Supported by AF Association Hall 8a
15:45 - 17:15 Master Class Devices, Part 5 Hall 9
15:45 - 17:15 Master Class on Making More Patients Respond Better to CRT - Sponsored by Liva Nova Hall 10
15:45 - 17:15 AICC: Debate & Case Discussions Hall 3 - Interactive Area
17:30 - 19:00 Heart Rhythm Trainees - How to... Hall 8a

EP: Redefining Electrophysiology: Signal Quality that Matters - Sponsored by Boston Scientific EP: Redefining Electrophysiology: Signal Quality that Matters - Sponsored by Boston Scientific - Hall 7 - 08:30 - 10:00

08:30 Introduction John Morgan
08:35 Demonstrating Rhythmia for Simple and Complex Ablations Boon Lim, Tom Wong London UK, London UK
09:15 Pace and Ablate with Mifi Ablation Mini Electrodes Matthew Lovell Exeter UK
09:35 Getting the Best from your Rhythmia System Arthur Yue Southampton UK
09:55 Conclusion & Reflections John Morgan
10:00 Close

Daily Device Challenges - Hall 8a - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair: Jay Wright Liverpool UK
Chair: Amir Zaidi Manchester UK
08:30 At the time of investigations and procedures - a) MRI scanning b) Peri-operative Honey Thomas Northumbria, UK
09:00 At the time of box change: device replacement/upgrades Archana Rao Liverpool UK
09:30 Management of patients with suspected cardiac device infections Colin Cunnington Manchester UK
10:00 Close

Device Management: Palliative & End of Life Care - Hall 8b - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair: Derek Connelly Glasgow UK
Chair: Karen Hogg Glasgow UK
08:30 Device management and generator changes towards end of life: What do we want to avoid? Stephen Pettit Cambridge UK Download Presentation
08:50 What do we mean by palliative and end of life care: How does that help us identify patients for device management at that stage? Karen Hogg Glasgow UK Download Presentation
09:15 Difficult conversations: When is the right time & how can we make those conversations easier? Miriam Johnson Hull UK Download Presentation
09:35 What is the role of the anticipatory care and device deactivation plans? Yvonne Millerick Glasgow UK
10:00 Close

The Zero Jargon Basic Science Primer - Hall 9 - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair: Malcolm Finlay London UK
Chair: Gwill Morris Manchester UK
08:30 Truths and lies of the heart rate of your patient Mark Boyett Manchester UK
08:50 Can "personalised medicine" work for my patients yet? Silvia Priori Pavia IT
09:05 Exercise is bad for your heart - and how to prevent it Alicia D'Souza Manchester UK
09:25 How to survive questions about the action potential IN ANY EXAM EVER. Rachel Myles Glasgow UK Download Presentation
09:40 You'll never believe how cardiac fat stops AF ablation from working! OMG! Stephane Hatem Paris FR
10:00 Close

AF Outcomes Outside the Lab - Supported by AF Association AF Outcomes Outside the Lab - Supported by AF Association - Hall 10 - 08:30 - 15:00

Chair: Damian Redfearn Kingston CA
08:30 Persistent AF ablation - Is it worth it? Sanjiv Narayan Stanford US Download Presentation
09:00 Is AF preventable? The interplay between genetic and environmental factors in genesis of AF Andrew Grace Cambridge UK Download Presentation
09:30 Relationship between AF Burden and Stroke: is AF just a marker of increased thrombotic risk? David Fox Manchester UK Download Presentation
10:00 Break followed by Plenary
Chair: David Fox Manchester UK
13:30 When to Stop Anticoagulation post AF ablation in patients with CHADSVASC score of >2? Andre Ng Leicester UK
14:00 Can the UK afford ablation for persistent AF? Cost efficacy analyses Derick Todd Liverpool UK Download Presentation
14:30 Prevention of AF-related stroke - how would it change in the next 5 years? Jeffrey Healey Ontario CA Download Presentation
15:00 Close

Cardiac Physiologist Meeting - Hall 11 - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair: Stuart Allen Manchester UK
Chair: Jonathan Sibley Basildon UK
08:30 BHRS - whats the future Nicholas Linker Middlesbrough UK
09:00 STP/ HSST what does it mean for the current physiologist workforce? Mark Squirrell London UK Download Presentation
09:30 Publishing a book/ e book on devices - A physiologists experience Kristian Webb Surrey UK
10:00 Close

NOAC hot topics: Translating latest clinical and cardioversion data into practice - Sponsored by Daiichi Sankyo NOAC hot topics: Translating latest clinical and cardioversion data into practice - Sponsored by Daiichi Sankyo - Hall 3 - Interactive Area - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair: Ian Menown Belfast IR
08:30 Welcome and introduction Ian Menown Belfast IR
08:35 Using NOACs in cardioversion - what's the latest evidence? David Jones London UK
08:55 Translating into clinical decisions - which NOAC for which patient? Ian Menown Belfast IR
09:15 From principal to practice - a case study review Chetna Varma Birmingham UK
09:35 Q&A
09:55 Summary Ian Menown Belfast IR
10:00 Close

PLENARY - Optimum Arrhythmia Patient Care - 2016 and beyond - Hall 11 - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: Kim Rajappan Oxford UK
10:45 Transforming heart rhythm management in 5 steps Richard Schilling London UK Download Presentation
11:05 Device Therapy - how to meet the challenges over the next 5-10 years Nicholas Linker Middlesbrough UK Download Presentation
11:30 Gene therapy: a new approach to treatment in genetic arrhythmias Silvia Priori Pavia IT
11:50 SCD risk in athletes Sanjay Sharma London UK Download Presentation
10:00 Close

Oral Abstracts 2 - Hall 7 - 13:30 - 17:15

Chair: Francis Murgatroyd London UK
Chair: Tom Wong London UK
EP & Ablation
13:30 CARDIAC ABLATION PATIENT REPORTED OUTCOMES MEASURES (PROMS): ANALYSIS OF POST-ABLATION AND 1 YEAR FOLLOW-UP DATA James Evans Cardiff UK
13:45 INTENTIONAL CORONARY VEIN EXIT AND CARBON DIOXIDE INSUFFLATION TO ALLOW SAFE SUBXIPHOID EPICARDIAL ACCESS FOR VENTRICULAR MAPPING AND ABLATION - FIRST EXPERIENCE John Silberbauer Brighton UK
14:00 PACED FRACTIONATION DETECTION AS A TOOL FOR MAPPING SCARS IN VT Damian Redfearn Kingston CA
14:15 DOES USE OF CONTACT-FORCE SENSING CATHETERS IMPROVE THE OUTCOME OF ABLATION OF VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA? Andy Kontogergis London UK
14:30 RETROGRADE AORTIC ACCESS OF THE PULMONARY VENOUS ATRIUM PROVIDES EQUIVALENT OUTCOMES TO RIGHT ATRIAL OR TRANSEPTAL ACCESS OF THE LEFT ATRIUM IN PATIENTS WITH CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE Vivienne Ezzat London UK
14:45 COMPUTATIONAL THREE-DIMENSION LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE WALL THICKNESS MAPS AND HISTOLOGICAL ANALYSIS TO GUIDE LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE ELECTRICAL ISOLATION Sandeep Panikker London UK
15:00 Break
Chair: Justin Lee Sheffield UK
Chair: Adrian Morley Davies Stoke on Trent UK
Pacing & Devices
15:45 IDENTIFYING THE OPTIMAL LOCATION FOR LV ENDOCARIDAL PACING:RESULTS FROM A MULTICENTRE INTERNATIONAL REGISTRY OF LV ENDOCARDIAL PACING Benjamin Sieniewicz London UK
16:00 UK MULTI-CENTRE REGISTRY OF TRANSVENOUS LEAD EXTRACTION: CLINICAL OUTCOME USING TRACTION, CUTTING SHEATHS AND LASER TECHNIQUES Claire Martin UK
16:15 SKIN FISTULA FORMATION - A NEW EXPERIENCE WITH THE NEW TYRX ABSORBABLE ANTIMICROVIAL ENVELOPE Melanie Burg Mside SP
16:30 BIFOCAL RIGHT VENTRICULAR PACING IN PATIENTS WITH FAILED CORONARY-SINUS LEAD IMPLANTS: LONG-TERM RESULTS FROM MULTICENTRE REGISTRY Rui Providencia London UK
16:45 REAL TIME X-MRI GUIDED LEFT VENTRICULAR LEAD IMPLANTATION FOR TARGETED DELIVERY OF CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY Jonathan Behar Leicester UK
17:00 ACUTE AND CHRONIC PERFORMANCE OF COMMUNICATING LEADLESS ANTI-TACHYCARDIA PACEMAKER AND SUBCUTANEOUS IMPLANTABLE DEFIBRILLATOR Martin Burke Chicago US
17:15 Close

CRM: Cost effective approaches to improving SCD patient outcomes - Sponsored by Boston Scientific CRM: Cost effective approaches to improving SCD patient outcomes - Sponsored by Boston Scientific - Hall 8a - 13:30 - 15:00

13:30 Delivering a safe and cost effective service for SCD with S-ICD Pier Lambiase London UK
13:55 The real world cost of device complications: A UK Experience Jay Wright Liverpool UK
14:20 Longevity cost saving impact from a hospital perspective Giuseppe Boriani Modena IT
14:50 Q&A
15:00 Close

Syncope & POTS: Mind & Body 1 - Supported by STARS Syncope & POTS: Mind & Body 1 - Supported by STARS - Hall 8b - 13:30 - 17:15

Chair: Nicholas Gall London UK
Chair: Morwenna Opie-Moran London UK
13:35 Clinical phenotyping of variants POTS and VVS Valeria Iodice London UK
14:15 Molecular phenotypes of POTS and VVS Murray Esler Melbourne AU Download Presentation
14:40 Hot topic: antibodies and POTS Artur Fedorowski Lund SW Download Presentation
15:00 Break
15:45 Mind-body interactions in POTS and VVS Satish Raj Calgary CA Download Presentation
16:15 Cognitive/Attentional Profiles and Neuropathophysiology in PoTS and Syncope Andrew Owens London UK
16:45 The Practical Guide to POTS in the UK document Nicholas Gall London UK
17:15 Close

Master Class Devices, Part 4 - Devices & Lead Issues - Hall 9 - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Alistair Slade Truro UK
Chair: Mark Squirrell London UK
13:30 The ECG in device implant and follow up: How useful is it? Philip Moore Watford UK
14:00 Reducing device implant related complications - an implanters guide Amir Zaidi Manchester UK
14:30 Reducing device implant related complications - a physiologists guide S Stuart Allen Manchester UK Download Presentation
15:00 Close

Improving Arrhythmia Management 2 - Supported by Arrhythmia Alliance Improving Arrhythmia Management 2 - Supported by Arrhythmia Alliance - Hall 11 - 13:30 - 17:15

Chair: Axel Brandes Odense DK
13:30 Shared decision making in the management of arrhythmias - The case of AF Yassir Javaid Northampton UK
14:00 Personalized arrhythmia management - from a physician's perspective Andrew Grace Cambridge UK Download Presentation
14:30 Personalized arrhythmia management - from a patient's perspective Trudie Lobban Stratford-upon-Avon UK Download Presentation
Chair: Dhiraj Gupta Liverpool UK
15:45 The wearable defibrillator - State-of-the-Art Helmut Klein Magdeburg, DE Download Presentation
16:15 Diagnosing AF using implantable devices Axel Brandes Odense DK Download Presentation
16:45 Improving outcomes in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (AED, resuscitation by laypersons) Finn Henriksen Odense DK
17:15 Close

AICC: Important Issues in Paediatrics & the Transition to Adult Care AICC: Important Issues in Paediatrics & the Transition to Adult Care - Hall 3 - Interactive Area - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Jan Till London UK
Chair: Nigel Wheeldon Sheffield UK
13:30 SIDS: Is it in the genes? Leonie Wong London UK
13:50 How to manage the transition: psychological aspects Kath Ashcroft Leeds UK Download Presentation
14:10 How to manage the transition: the channelopathies Jan Till London UK
14:30 How to manage the transition: the cardiomyopathies Maria Tome-Esteban London UK
14:50 The RASE Brugada study: National Registry Elijah Behr London UK Download Presentation
15:00 Close

Moderated Posters (2) - Hall 3 - Poster Area - 15:00 - 15:45

Chair: Malcolm Finlay London UK
Chair: Arthur Yue Southampton UK

The Case for Screening for Unknown AF to Prevent AF-Related Stroke - Supported by AF Association The Case for Screening for Unknown AF to Prevent AF-Related Stroke - Supported by AF Association - Hall 8a - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: David Fitzmaurice Birmingham UK
Chair: Jeffrey Healey Ontario CA
15:45 Changes in epidemiology of AF Joe Harbison Dublin IR
16:15 Detection rates of unknown AF by screening Jeffrey Healey Ontario CA Download Presentation
16:35 Response to treatment of incidentally detected AF Ben Freedman Sydney AU
16:55 Is AF screening cost effective Lar Lars Ake Levin Linkoping SE Download Presentation
17:15 Close

Master Class Devices, Part 5 - Hall 9 - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Stuart Allen Manchester UK
Panel David Begley Cambridge UK
Panel Lucy Broadhurst Rotherham, UK
Panel Paul Doherty Stratford Upon Avon
Interactive Session-Test your EGM knowledge vai the voting App
15:45 EGM interpretation part 3 - case studies
16:30 EGM interpretation part 4 - case studies
17:15 Close

Master Class on Making More Patients Respond Better to CRT - Sponsored by Liva Nova Master Class on Making More Patients Respond Better to CRT - Sponsored by Liva Nova - Hall 10 - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Chris Plummer Newcastle UK
Chair: Munmohan Virdee Cambridge UK
15:45 Respond Study: The contribution of SonR to increasing Responder rates Francis Murgatroyd London UK Download Presentation
16:10 The RESPOND-CRT Results in Context Munmohan Virdee Cambridge UK
16:35 Multipoint automatic CRT optimisation dream or reality Francisco Leyva Birmingham UK Download Presentation
17:15 Close

AICC: Debate & Case Discussions AICC: Debate & Case Discussions - Hall 3 - Interactive Area - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Clifford Garratt Manchester UK
Chair: Tessa Homfray London UK
15:45 Debate: This house believes that ALL Cardiologists should be ordering ALL genetic tests - Pro Graham Stuart Bristol UK Download Presentation
15:45 Debate: This house believes that ALL Cardiologists should be ordering ALL genetic tests - Con Sarju Mehta Cambridge UK Download Presentation
Chair: Tessa Homfray London UK
Chair: Stephen Page Leeds UK
16:30 Case discussions in the ICCs - Saving private Ryan
16:40 Case discussions in the ICCs - AF with worrying undercurrents
16:50 Case discussions in the ICCs - Heart Block with Red Flags Bode Ensam London UK
17:00 Case discussions in the ICCs - A case of sudden cardiac death; an unexpected finding
17:15 Close

Heart Rhythm Trainees - How to... - Hall 8a - 17:30 - 19:00

Chair: Aaisha Opel London UK
17:30 How to get that perfect consultant job: what to do and how to write the perfect CV Ross Hunter London UK
17:50 How to prepare for the consultant interview: what to expect and how to shine Matthew Lovell Exeter UK
18:05 How to launch an academic career in electrophysiology Malcolm Finlay London UK
18:25 How to tailor your skills to electrophysiology of the future Steve Furniss Eastbourne UK
18:40 How to be a better leader Martin Lowe London UK
17:15 Close

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