• HRC2020
  • 27 - 30 Sep 2020, The ICC, Birmingham UK
08:30 - 12:15 Oral Abstracts (1) Hall 7
08:30 - 17:15 Paediatric Hall 8b
08:30 - 17:15 STARS Symposia Hall 9
10:45 - 12:15 Combining DOACs and antiplatelet therapy in patients with AF – an update (This symposium is supported by a unrestricted educational grant from BMS-Pfizer Alliance) Hall 6
10:45 - 12:15 Nurses (1) Hall 8a
10:45 - 12:15 Cardiac Physiologists Meeting Hall 10
10:45 - 12:15 Cases & Traces (1) Hall 11
12:30 - 13:15 Year in review: Electrophysiology Interactive Area - Exhibition Hall
13:30 - 15:00 Acutus Symposia: Ablating Atrial Fibrillation: Beyond the Pulmonary Veins – what to do with AF when the pulmonary veins are treated Hall 6
13:30 - 17:15 Young Investigators Competition - in collaboration with BSCR Hall 7
13:30 - 17:15 AF Association Symposia (1) Hall 8a
13:30 - 15:00 Master Class Devices (1) - Interactive EGM Session Hall 10
13:30 - 15:00 AICC (1) - New directions in the Cardiomyopathies Hall 11
15:00 - 15:45 Moderated Posters (1) Poster Area - Exhibition Hall
15:45 - 17:15 Master Class Devices, Part 2 - Live CRT Optimisation Hall 10
15:45 - 17:15 AICC (2) - New directions in the Cardiomyopathies Hall 11

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

Chair: Ms Cristiana Monteiro, Ms Holly Daw Oxford UK, London UK
Allied Professionals & Service Improvement
08:30 JOINT DEVICE / VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA CLINIC - A SERVICE DESCRIPTION Christopher Monkhouse London UK
08:45 HIS-BUNDLE PACING - THE FEASIBILITY OF UPGRADING OCTOGENARIANS TO HIS-BUNDLE PACING FROM STANDARD RIGHT VENTRICULAR PACING Ms Rachel Ferro Swindon UK
09:00 ONE TERTIARY CENTRE'S OVERVIEW OF EMERGENCY TRANSVENOUS PACEMAKER IMPLANTATION SERVICE Hayley Langridge London UK
09:15 THE INDICATIONS AND SAFETY OF PROLONGED TEMPORARY PACING USING TRANSVENOUS LEADS AND EXTERNALISED PULSE GENERATOR: A SINGLE CENTRE EXPERIENCE Nisar Shah Cardiff UK
09:30 DELIVERING A COMPLEX CIED SERVICE VIA A DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL James Wilson Croydon UK
09:45 INNOVATIVE PATHWAY MODEL FOR THE DETECTION AND TREATMENT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION - THE CAPTURE AF SERVICE Zainab Khanbhai London UK
10:00 Break
Chair: Dr Claire Martin Cambridge UK
AF-Clinical
10:45 PROGNOSTIC MODEL DEVELOPMENT FOR PREVALENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION USING INDIVIDUAL PATIENT DATA FROM EUROPEAN COHORTS: PRELIMINARY RESULTS FROM CATCH ME Winnie Chua Birmingham UK
11:00 ANALYSIS OF PROARRHYTHMIC PHENOMENA IN ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL MAPPING DATASETS USING ELECTROMAP: AN OPEN-SOURCE SOFTWARE PLATFORM Christopher O'Shea Birmingham UK
11:15 REVERSED QT-RR HYSTERESIS PREDICTS CARDVIOASCULAR OUTCOME AND DEATH IN 25228 INDIVIDUALS FROM UK BIOBANK Stefan van Duijvenboden London UK
11:30 CONTINUOUS REDUCTION IN IRRIGATION RATE DURING IRRIGATED RADIOFREQUENCY CATHETER ABLATION RESULTS IN A MORE OPTIMISED LESION SHAPE THROUGH REDUCED ENDOCARDIAL SPARING Moloy Das Newcastle Upon Tyne UK
11:45 CONVERGENT APPROACH TO PERSISTENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION ABLATION: SINGLE-CENTRE SAFETY AND EFFICACY Alexander Carpenter Bristol UK
12:00 IMPACT: IMPROVING OESOPHAGEAL PROTECTION DURING CATHETER ABLATION FOR AF. A DOUBLE BLIND RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL Lisa Leung London UK
12:15 Close

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

SESSION 1 Paediatric Brugada Syndrome & Management of Ventricular Arrhythmia
Chair: Dr Cecilia Gonzalez, Dr John Triedman Bristol UK, Boston US
08:30 Which diagnostic clues and investigative methods should we use in Brugada syndrome? Dr Robert Hamilton Toronto CA
09:00 How to manage phenotype and gene positive Brugada syndrome in asymptomatic and symptomatic children? Dr Robert Hamilton Toronto CA
09:30 Mapping and ablation principles of ventricular tachycardia in children with or without CHD Dr John Triedman Boston US
09:50 Panel discussions/questions
10:00 Break
SESSION 2 Ablation accessory pathways & AVNRT
Chair: Dr Jan Till, Dr Susan Etheridge London UK, Utah US
10:45 Risk stratification of WPW Syndrome: updates following multicentre study results Dr Susan Etheridge Utah US
11:05 Left Posteroseptal Accessory Pathways Dr John Triedman Boston US
11:35 Differentiating 3 Types of Slow/Fast AVNRT Dr Fong Leong Cardiff UK
12:05 Panel discussions/questions
12:15 Lunch
SESSION 3 LQT & CPVT
Chair: Dr Juan Kaski, Prof Orhan Uzun London UK, Cardiff UK
13:30 Current thinking on LQT syndromes: The challenges of Diagnosis and recognition of new subtypes Dr Juan Kaski London UK
14:00 Are we too strict in exercise, activity sport recommendations of long QT, Brugada syndrome and CPVT? What is reasonable? Dr Susan Etheridge Utah US
14:20 Current Thinking on LQT syndromes: Risk Stratification and alternative/future treatment options Dr Jan Till London UK
14:50 Panel discussions/questions
15:00 Break
SESSION 4 Cardiomyopathy and JET Management
Chair: Prof Narayanswami Sreeram, Prof Volkan Tuzcu Cologne DE, Doha QA
15:45 Risk of sudden death in children with dilated and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Prof Narayanswami Sreeram Cologne DE
16:05 Emerging medical and invasive treatment options for cardiomyopathies Prof Volkan Tuzcu Doha QA
16:25 Emerging medical and invasive treatment for postoperative JET Dr John Triedman Boston US
Chair: Prof Narayanswami Sreeram, Prof Orhan Uzun Cologne DE, Cardiff UK
Trainee Case Presentations: 5 cases, 5 minutes, 5 slides
16:45 LONG-TERM OUTCOMES OF IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATORS IN ADULTS WITH REPAIRED TETRALOGY OF FALLOT Sophie Jenkins London UK
16:50 AETIOLOGY AND EFFICACY OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION ABLATION IN YOUNG ADULTS Roy Zhang Cambridge UK
16:55 4.5 YEAR SINGLE CENTRE EXPERIENCE WITH THE SUBCUTANEOUS IMPLANTABLE DEFIBRILLATOR: A COMPARISON WITH THE POST-MARKET APPROVAL STUDY Marie Jennyfer Ng Kam chuen Nottingham UK
17:00 A SHEEP IN WOLF'S CLOTHING Heather Edwards Cardiff UK
17:05 OUT OF HOSPITAL ARREST IN A PATIENT WITH A HOMOZYGOUS SCN1A MUTATION: CAN THIS LEAD TO AN INCREASED PREDISPOSITION TO CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA AND SUDDEN DEATH IN CHILDHOOD Jennifer Shortland Bristol UK
17:10 Panel discussions/questions
17:15 Close

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

Chair: Prof Richard Sutton, Prof Satish Raj Monte Carlo MC, Calgary CA
Session 1: POTS
08:30 POTS aetiology other than autoimmunity Prof Satish Raj Calgary CA
08:50 Current evidence for autoimmunity in POTS Prof Artur Fedorowski Lund SW
09:10 Are we making progress in POTS management? Prof Lesley Kavi Birmingham UK
09:30 Alternative strategies in POTS treatment Dr Nick Gall London UK
09:50 Panel discussions/questions
10:00 Break
10:45 Risk stratification of syncope in the ED Dr Robert Sheldon Calgary CA
11:15 Alternative therapeutic strategies for VVS Dr Boon Lim London UK
11:45 Is there a role for ablation in VVS? Prof Richard Sutton Monte Carlo MC
12:05 Panel discussions/questions
12:15 Lunch
Chair: Dr Boon Lim, Dr Nick Gall London UK, London UK
Session 2: Syncope Units
13:30 STARS update Mrs Trudie Lobban MBE Chipping Norton UK
13:40 Rapid Access Blackout Clinic/Syncope Units Dr Nick Gall London UK
13:55 Syncope Units: The Hammersmith Model Dr Boon Lim London UK
14:10 Why haven't Canadians embraced Syncope Units? Dr Roopinder Sandhu Alberta CA
14:50 Panel discussions/questions
15:00 Break
Session 3: Biomedical Therapies
15:45 Debate: Vasovagal Syncope: Pacing? - For Prof Richard Sutton Monte Carlo MC
16:05 Debate: Vasovagal Syncope: Pacing? - Against Dr Nick Gall London UK
16:25 Vasovagal Syncope: POST mortem for drugs? Dr Robert Sheldon Calgary CA
16:45 Vasovagal Syncope: Still hope for medical therapy? Prof Satish Raj Calgary CA
17:05 Panel discussions/questions
17:15 Close

Combining DOACs and antiplatelet therapy in patients with AF – an update (This symposium is supported by a unrestricted educational grant from BMS-Pfizer Alliance) - Hall 6 - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: Dr Derek Connolly Birmingham UK
10:45 Skylla and Charybdis – what is the optimal antithrombotic therapy in anticoagulated patients undergoing coronary procedures Prof Rob Storey Sheffield UK
11:05 PCI and NOACS: Comparing anticoagulation with VKA or apixaban, with and without concomitant aspirin Dr Derek Connolly Birmingham UK
11:25 Development of a Midlands / Birmingham Health Partners protocol for anticoagulated patients undergoing coronary procedures Dr Mark Thomas Birmingham UK
11:45 A European perspective: Current practice and possibilities to improve outcomes. Conclusions and panel discussion Prof Paulus Kirchhof Birmingham UK
12:05 Q&A
12:15 Close

Nurses (1) - Hall 8a - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: Ms Sarah Clarke , Ms Shona Holding Basildon UK, Bradford UK
10:45 Advanced Practice and credentialing Ms Wendy Preston London UK
11:05 Legal issues around advanced practice Mr Mike O'Connell York UK
11:25 Syncope guidelines Ms Ciara Rice Dublin IR
11:45 Nurse led pacemaker implants Ms Kate Whittock Birmingham UK
12:05 Panel discussions/questions
12:15 Close

Cardiac Physiologists Meeting - Hall 10 - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: Ms Eleri Roberts, Mr Jason Collinson Manchester UK, Basildon UK
10:45 A-A update Mr Steve Kempton Chipping Norton UK
10:55 Cardiac physiology services in the primary care setting        Dr Nolan Stain London UK
11:15 Developing the BHRS exam-views from the audience Mr Stuart Allen Manchester UK
11:35 Setting up a 7-day cardiac physiology service    Ms Eleri Roberts Manchester UK
11:50 Social media for cardiac physiologists     Mr Sam Griffiths London UK
12:10 Panel discussions/questions
12:15 Close

Cases & Traces (1) - Hall 11 - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: Dr John Paisey, Dr Nick Kelland Southampton UK, Sheffield UK
10:45 Understanding a Random Complex during Ventricular Tachycardia Ahmed Adlan Liverpool UK
11:00 Atrial Tachycardia(s) post AF: Where do I ablate? Daniel Kwok Yew Wan London UK
11:15 Fascicular Ventricular Tachycardia: a case report and brief literature review Tahir Nazir Manchester UK
11:30 Unusual location of a Ventricular Tachycardia: Let the cat out of the bag Arthur Yue Southampton UK
11:45 A bus driver with a supposed idio-ventricular rhythm Vishal Luther London UK
12:00 Para Hisian atrial tachycardias Donah Zachariah Stoke on Trent UK
12:15 Close

Year in review: Electrophysiology - Interactive Area - Exhibition Hall - 12:30 - 13:15

Chair: Dr Andrew Turley Middlesbrough UK
12:30 Ventricular Arrhythmias Prof Prapa Kanagaratnam London UK
12:45 Atrial Fibrillation Dr Derick Todd Liverpool UK
13:00 Syncope Dr Nick Gall London UK
13:15 Close

Acutus Symposia: Ablating Atrial Fibrillation: Beyond the Pulmonary Veins – what to do with AF when the pulmonary veins are treated Acutus Symposia: Ablating Atrial Fibrillation: Beyond the Pulmonary Veins – what to do with AF when the pulmonary veins are treated - Hall 6 - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Dr Steve Murray Newcastle Upon Tyne UK
13:30 Chairman’s Welcome & Opening Remarks Dr Steve Murray Newcastle Upon Tyne UK
13:35 “Seeing it all” - How AcQMap works, who it’s for and how I include it in my workflow Dr Ewen Shepherd Newcastle Upon Tyne UK
13:50 “The new World View for AF ablation” - What AcQMap has taught me about AF mechanisms and how that guides my procedure Dr Tim Betts Oxford UK
14:05 “Seeking A New Normal” - Complex Arrhythmia Treatment through the Integration of New & Developing Technology Prof Sabine Ernst London UK
14:20 “Individualised Lesion Sets are Superior to Empiric Treatment in Persistent AF” – Debate
Protagonist: Dr Mark Norman Frimley UK
Antagonist: Dr Nick Kelland Sheffield UK
Rebuttal & Audience ‘show of hands’
14:50 Panel Discussion & Closing Remarks
15:00 Close

Young Investigators Competition - in collaboration with BSCR - Hall 7 - 13:30 - 17:15

Chair: Dr Fu Siong Ng London UK
Judges Dr Fu Siong Ng, Prof Neil Herring, Prof Paulus Kirchhof, Prof Pier Lambiase London UK, Oxford, UK, Birmingham UK, London UK
Basic Science
13:30 GAP JUNCTION MODULATION IS A MAJOR DETERMINANT OF THE MECHANISM AND ORGANISATION OF VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION AND A POTENTIAL THERAPEUTIC TARGET Balvinder Handa London UK
14:00 CD4+ T-CELL PRIMING AS A DRIVER OF EPICARDIAL ADIPOSE TISSUE MEDIATED ATRIAL FIBRILLATION Vishal Vyas London UK
14:30 LEFT ATRIAL CARDIOMYOCYTE PITX2 EXPRESSION PREDICTS RECURRENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AFTER ATRIAL FIBRIALLATION ABLATION IN PATIENTS Jasmeet Reyat Birmingham UK
15:00 Break
Judges Dr Fu Siong Ng, Prof Neil Herring, Prof Paulus Kirchhof, Prof Sabine Ernst London UK, Oxford, UK, Birmingham UK, London UK
Clinical Science
15:45 THE IMPACT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION TYPE ON RISKS OF STROKE AND SYSTEMIC EMBOLISM MAJOR HAMEORRHAGE AND MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH PREVIOUS STROKE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS Antonia Mentel Glasgow UK
16:15 MAPPING AT SITES OF TERMINATION OF PERSISTENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION BY COMPARING THREE INDEPENDENT TECHNIQUES: THE COMPARE-AF MULTICENTER STUDY Junaid Zaman London UK
16:45 THE IMPACT OF PULMONARY VEIN ISOLATION ON MECHANISMS SUSTAINING PERSISTENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: PREDICTING THE ACUTE RESPONSE. Gurpreet Dhillon London UK
17:15 Close

AF Association Symposia (1) AF Association Symposia (1) - Hall 8a - 13:30 - 17:15

Chair: Dr Marco Proietti, Prof Tatjana Potpara Milan IT; Liverpool UK, Belgrade RS
Session 1: Management of Atrial Fibrillation: Easy as ABC
13:30 A holistic and integrated approach to AF management: Easy as ABC Dr Marco Proietti Milan IT; Liverpool UK
13:50 A: Avoid stroke with Anticoagulation Prof Ahmet Fuat Durham UK
14:05 B: Better symptom management, with rate or rhythm control Dr Waqas Ullah Southampton UK
14:25 C: Cardiovascular risk factor and comorbidity management, including lifestyle changes Prof Tatjana Potpara Belgrade RS
14:40 The importance of P-Wave centric ECG monitoring analysis Dr Gust Bardy Seattle US
15:00 Break
Session 2: AF and Heart Failure: current controversies
Chair: Prof Martin Cowie, Dr Wyn Davies London UK, London UK
15:45 Ablation after CASTLE-AF and CABANA: are we any the wiser? Dr Wyn Davies London UK
16:05 Are beta-blockers of benefit in patients with AF and HF? Prof Martin Cowie London UK
16:25 Does CRT work in patients with AF? Prof Derek Connelly Glasgow UK
16:45 And do we even anticoagulate appropriately? Prof Martin Cowie London UK
17:05 Panel discussions/questions
17:15 Close

Master Class Devices (1) - Interactive EGM Session - Hall 10 - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Ms Michelle Smith, Mr Stuart Allen Solihull UK, Manchester UK
Panel Ms Holly Daw, Mr Jason Collinson, Dr Philip Moore London UK, Basildon UK, Manchester UK
15:00 Close

AICC (1) - New directions in the Cardiomyopathies - Hall 11 - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Dr Rob Cooper , Dr Sam Mohiddin Liverpool UK, London UK
13:30 A novel approach to septal reduction therapy in HCM Dr Rob Cooper Liverpool UK
13:50 A rediscovered role for pacing in HOCM Dr Sam Mohiddin London UK
14:10 A new phenotype of familial marked ST depression and cardiomyopathy Prof Hugh Watkins Oxford UK
14:30 New taskforce criteria for managing ARVC Dr Larissa Fabritz Birmingham UK
14:50 Q&A's
15:00 Close

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

Chair: Dr Malcolm Finlay, Prof Prapa Kanagaratnam London, UK, London UK
15:00 A COMPARISON OF ARRHYTHMIA NURSE SPECIALISTS VERSUS CLINICIANS SYNCOPE RISK STRATIFICATION: DIAGNOSTIC YIELD OF IMPLANTABLE LOOP RECORDERS Helen Eftekhari Coventry UK
15:05 CHARACTERISATION OF MISSENSE VARIANTS IN RYR2 Damilola Olubando Manchester UK
15:10 THE INCIDENCE OF NEW-ONSET ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN PATIENTS RECEIVING CARDIAC RESYNCHRONISATION THERAPY Sophie Robinson Birmingham UK
15:15 TARGETED ABLATION CLUSTER TECHNIQUE (TACT) FOR ABLATION OF COMPLEX ATRIAL ARRHYTHMIAS INCONGENITAL HEART DISEASE AS GUIDED BY ULTRA-HIGH DEFINITION MAPPING Anna Kefala Southampton UK
15:20 ANALYSIS OF PREDICTIVE FACTORS FOR PROPAFENONE PROARRHYTHMIA. DOES EXERCISE ECG PLAY A ROLE DURING LONG TERM PROPAFENONE TREATMENT? Peter Janos Kalmar Debrecen HU
15:25 VALIDATION OF A DATA-DRIVEN BIOMARKER MODEL FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN AN UNSELECTED COMMUNITY-BASED PATIENT COHORT PRESENTING ACUTELY TO HOSPITAL Winnie Chua Birmingham UK
15:30 ADAPTING KNOW YOUR PULSE (KYP) EVENTS TO BENEFIT YOUNG ADULTS Trudie Lobban MBE Chipping Norton UK
15:35 SHOULD UK CARDIOLOGY DEPARTMENTS SWITCH TO USING MORE INNOVATIVE AND MINIATURISED AMBULATORY ECG MONITORING? A PATIENT REPORTED OUTCOMES ANALYSIS. Christopher Monkhouse London UK
15:40 Q & A's
15:45 Close

Master Class Devices, Part 2 - Live CRT Optimisation - Hall 10 - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Dr Philip Moore Manchester UK
Panel Ms Cristiana Monteiro, Dr William Foster Oxford UK, Worcester UK
Presenters Ms Ashleigh Cresswell , Dr Jen Middleston Sheffield UK, Sheffield UK
17:15 Close

AICC (2) - New directions in the Cardiomyopathies - Hall 11 - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Prof Elijah Behr, Dr Josselin Duchateau London UK, Bordeaux FR
15:45 An update on the phenotype of arrhythmogenic bileaflet MVP Prof Pier Lambiase London UK
16:05 Return to play in athletes with channelopathies Dr Amanda Varnava London UK
16:25 A novel mechanistic classification for VF in structurally normal hearts Dr Josselin Duchateau Bordeaux FR
16:45 An update on the international CPVT registry Dr Jan Till London UK
17:05 Q&A's
17:15 Close

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