• HRC2021
  • 3 - 6 Oct 2021
Arrhythmia Alliance Patients Day Online
AF Association Patients Day Online
STARS Patients Day Online

Arrhythmia Alliance Patients Day - Online -

Understanding my arrhythmia
Chair: Dr Kim Rajappan Oxford, UK
I thought SVT was just one type of rhythm disturbance!
Are SVTs life threatening? Ms Cristiana Monteiro Oxford, UK
What is the difference between Supraventricular Tachycardia and inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia? Dr Matt Ginks Oxford, UK
Understanding the inherited arrhythmias (Long QT vs. CPVT vs. Brugada syndrome) Dr Jan Till London, UK
Smart wearables, what are the Pros and Cons?
Chair:
Everything I need to know about smart wearable devices? Prof Jeroen Hendriks Adelaide, AU
Patch monitors - what are the different types available? (CAM Patch) Prof Gust Bardy Seattle, US
Whats new on the horizon for mobile ECG? Dr David Albert Los Angeles, US
Digital Technology, the impact on diagnosing and monitoring arrhythmias
Innovation in arrhythmia detection tools Prof Sana Al-Khatib Durham,US
Mental Wellbeing and Healthy Living
Chair: Mrs Shona Holding Bradford, UK
Keeping your heart happy with exercise and healthy eating Mrs Helen Eftekhari Coventry, UK
Alternative Therapy (Mindfulness, CBT, Yoga) Mrs Helen Hodgson Bath, UK
How can I keep myself and my heart happy?
Innovation and Clinical Trials
Chair: Mr Sotiris Antoniou London, UK
I have been asked to partcipate in a clinical trial - what should I do? Prof Lis Neubeck Edinburgh, UK
Benefits of Clinical Trials Dr Benjamin Steinberg Utah, US
Benefits of research, what we know now!
Chair: Prof Derek Connelly, Dr Matthew Fay Glasgow, UK, Bradford, UK
COVID and Arrhythmias what do we know now? Mr Sotiris Antoniou London, UK
Updated Arrhythmia Research Dr Jonathan Piccini Durham,US
Long COVID and Arrhythmias Dr Boon Lim London, UK

AF Association Patients Day - Online -

Atrial Fibrillation, what you should know!
Chair: Dr Matthew Fay Bradford, UK
What is the difference between Paroxysmal, Persistent and Permanent AF?
What is Atrial Flutter and how does it differ from AF? Dr Nicholas Tullo New Jersey, US
Snoring and AF….
I have AF but have not seen a specialist - does that matter? Ms Cristiana Monteiro Oxford, UK
Treatment/ Therapy – Assessing Appropriate Treatment Options
Chair:
Anticoagulation - side effects and what if I forget to take them? Dr Vishal Luther Liverpool, UK
I can't take anticoagulation - am I suitable for left atrial appendage occlusion?
My doctor has recommended a cardioversion - what should I expect? Dr Will Foster Worcester, UK
My doctor has recommended an ablation - what should I expect? Dr Hugh Calkins Baltimore, US
I have been offered freezing or burning for my ablation - which should I choose? Prof Dhiraj Gupta Liverpool, UK
AF and Heart Failure
Chair: Prof Klaus Witte Leeds, UK
How can I stop my heart from failing - preventative measures and symptoms? Dr Henry Oluwasefunmi Savage Essex, UK
Heart Failure, who is at risk?
AF and Heart Failure – What does it mean and how can it be treated? Dr Jonathan Piccini Durham,US
AF Guidelines
Chair:
European Guidelines - what should patients be aware of? Prof Gerhard Hindricks Leipzig, DE
American Guidelines - what should patients be aware of? Dr Jonathan Piccini Durham,US
UK Guidelines (NICE & SIGN) - what should patients be aware of? Prof John Camm London, UK
A roundtable discussion - what does this really mean to the patient? Prof Gerhard Hindricks, Dr Jonathan Piccini Leipzig, DE, Durham,US
Mental Wellbeing and Healthy Living
Chair: Mrs Shona Holding Bradford, UK
Keeping your heart happy with exercise and healthy eating
Alternative Therapy (Mindfulness, CBT, Yoga) Mrs Helen Hodgson Bath, UK
How can I keep myself and my heart happy?
I am worried about my AF - should I be?
Living with AF - Life after Diagnosis Ms Angela Griffiths Oxford, UK
Benefits of research, what we know now!
Chair: Dr Hugh Calkins, Dr Matthew Fay Baltimore, US, Bradford, UK
Benefits of Clinical Trials – CABANA Trial Dr Benjamin Steinberg Utah, US
The importance of patients in RATE AF Mrs Jacqueline Jones, Mrs Mary Stanbury Birmingham, UK, Birmingham, UK
Long COVID and AF Dr Boon Lim London, UK

STARS Patients Day - Online -

Fainting, have you seen the Stars?
Chair: Prof Richard Sutton Monte Carlo, MC
Not all seizures are due to epilepsy Dr Paul Cooper Manchester, UK
No Faint is a Simple Faint
Situational syncope and the distress it can cause Dr Nicholas Gall London, UK
Syncope as we grow older
Highs and Lows of Blood Pressure Dr Matthew Fay Bradford, UK
Psychological effects of syncope in patients young and old Prof Roopinder Sandhu Alberta, CA
My Syncope Journey
Chair:
Living with syncope - how to adapt your lifestyle
What is it like raising a child with RAS?
The Ped's Hour - RAS (Reflex Anoxic Seizures)
Chair: Dr Matthew Fay Bradford, UK
How is a definitive diagnosis of RAS made and underlying heart conditions ruled out? Dr Jasveer Mangat London, UK
RAS: Why pacemakers and drugs are rarely advised? Dr Karen McLeod Glasgow, UK
Preparing for school, clubs and swimming Mrs Trudie Lobban Stratford Upon Avon, UK
Devices & Their Benefits
Chair: Prof Richard Sutton Monte Carlo, MC
How do ECGs, tilt table testing, and ICMs lead to a diagnosis?
What do pacemakers actually do? Ms Cristiana Monteiro Oxford, UK
How will having a pacemaker affect my daily life? Dr Nicholas Gall London, UK
Mental Wellbeing and Healthy Living
Chair: Mrs Shona Holding Bradford, UK
Keeping your heart happy with exercise and healthy eating
Alternative Therapy (Mindfulness, CBT, Yoga) Mrs Helen Hodgson Bath, UK
How can I keep myself and my heart happy?
PoTs
Chair:
PoTs
Physical reconditiong in PoTS - what do I need to do? Mrs Anita Kiernan Manchester, UK
Innovation, light at the end of the tunnel
Chair: Dr Nicholas Gall London, UK
PoTS and COVID - which causes which? Dr Boon Lim London, UK
Syncope research - what is new on the Horizon? Prof Robert Sheldon Calgary, CA

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