• HRC2021
  • 3 - 6 Oct 2021
Arrhythmia Alliance Symposia 1 Online
Arrhythmia Alliance Symposia 2 - Emerging Technologies and New Practices in Cardiac Management Online
Year in Review 1 Online
Year in Review 2 Online
AF Association Symposia 1 - What do the new ESC AF guidelines really mean? Online
AF Association Symposia 2 – Ablation session Online
Ablate & Pace Online
What came from all the AF Anticoagulation Registries Online
Arrhythmias following Cardiac Surgery Online
Important New Information about DOAC Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation in Special Situations Online
EP Masterclass 1 Online
EP Masterclass 2
Heart Failure: a modern approach in 2021 Online
Your Data in the National Audit - Latest Findings and Future Direction Online
Research Session Online

Arrhythmia Alliance Symposia 1 - Online -

Chair: Dr Fozia Ahmed Manchester, UK
Organisational Issues
Implications of national cardiology GIRFT report for CRM - is it realistic or aspirational (or delusional)?
Device follow up 2021 - what is frequency of optimal device follow up Dr John Paisey Southampton, UK
Remote monitoring for all - implications and affordability for a bradycardia population Mr Stuart Allen Manchester, UK
Should leadless pacemakers be new standard of care in bradycardia pacing - implications for UK practice: Present and future Dr Chris Pepper Leeds, UK
Chair: Dr Honey Thomas Northumbria, UK
Pacing
Cardiac pacing - His bundle, septal and LBBB pacing or keep it simple
Clinical evidence and Implant challenges
Device complications - how to minmise risk Dr Honey Thomas Northumbria, UK
Challenging device cases - Venoplasty tips and tricks
MRI and cardiac devices - why is this still an issue?
Chair: Dr Guy Haywood Plymouth, UK
Miscellaneous
ECG - practical tips and tricks for the non specialist
Cardiac anatomy for CRM specialist
Arrhythmias during pregnancy Dr Dawn Adamson Coventry, UK
Ventriuclar ectopy - when to worry and management options Dr Lee Graham Leeds, UK
Arrhythmias in Athletes: What to Do? Dr David Begley Cambridge, UK
Chair:
ICD Therapy
Primary prevention ICD therapy - time for a rethink
Dilated cardiomyopathy - what is OMT in 2021
LV remodelling - when to decide on device therapy in DCM Prof Roy Gardner Glasgow, UK
Predicting SCD: Beyond EF Prof Andre Ng Leicester, UK
ATP or no ATP for primary prvention ICDs

Arrhythmia Alliance Symposia 2 - Emerging Technologies and New Practices in Cardiac Management - Online -

Chair: Prof Dhiraj Gupta, Prof Tim Betts Liverpool, UK, Oxford, UK
Pulsed field ablation of AF Prof Pierre Jais Bordeaux, FR
Advances in leadless pacing Dr Vivek Reddy New York, US
COVID-19 and remote monitoring - lessons for the future Ms Cristiana Monteiro Oxford, UK
Cardiac radiotherapy for VT
Wearable technology in heart failure
Laser ablation Dr Scott Gall Blackpool, UK

Year in Review 1 - Online -

Chair:
Ventricular arrhythmia Dr John Sapp Halifax, CA
AF
Whats on the horizon – the next 24-26 months

Year in Review 2 - Online -

Chair:
Bradycardia Prof Kenneth Ellenbogan Richmond, US
ICDs / CRT
Syncope Prof Robert Sheldon Calgary, CA

AF Association Symposia 1 - What do the new ESC AF guidelines really mean? - Online -

Chair: Prof Richard Schilling London, UK
Should we adopt a comprehensive characterisation of AF patients
How much can AF be managed by adopting a healthy lifestyle?
How do we pick rhythm control for our AF patients? Prof Paulus Kirchhof Hamburg, DE
How much can the AF patient be involved in making management decisions?

AF Association Symposia 2 – Ablation session - Online -

Chair: Dr Derick Todd, Prof Tim Betts Liverpool, UK, Oxford, UK
What QoL reduction related to AF is necessary to make ablation a worthwhile procedure and how do we measure it? Dr Kim Rajappan Oxford, UK
What should we do in addition to PVI for 1st time persistent AF – the posterior box or something else? Prof Dhiraj Gupta Liverpool, UK
How to judge when can we stop anticoagulants in post AF ablation when CHADSVASc>1 Prof John Camm London, UK
Should LAAO isolation & occlusion be part of treatment for persistent AF? Dr Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy Kansas, US
AF ablation to treat heart failure. Therapy or futility? Prof Pier Lambiase London, UK
Do better lesions mean better outcomes? Power, force or electroporation – what is the answer? Prof Helmut Puererfellner Linz, AT
How to define AF substrate: Voltage, velocities or late LGE and does it help guide ablation?
How to map atrial fibrillation and identify targets for ablation Dr Tom Wong London, UK
Chair: Dr Shouvik Haldar London, UK
AF ablation as first line therapy - Debate (Pro) Dr Derick Todd Liverpool, UK
AF ablation as first line therapy - Debate (Con) Dr Hugh Calkins Baltimore, US
Chair: Prof Andre Ng Leicester, UK
Cryo ablation should be the index ablation for all (Pro) Dr Jason Andrade Vancouver, CA
Cryo ablation should be the index ablation for all (Con) Dr Damian Redfearn Kingston, CA

Ablate & Pace - Online -

Chair: Dr Alistair Slade, Prof Derek Connelly Truro, UK, Glasgow, UK
Ablate & Pace – the evidence
Patient selection – is it only for failed AF ablation and permanent AF?
Which CRT patients need AV nodal ablation? And which AV nodal ablation patients need CRT?
AV nodal ablation and His bundle pacing – Who, how and why? Prof Haran Burri Geneva, CH
Programming issues – lower rate limit, mode switching, sensor issues

What came from all the AF Anticoagulation Registries - Online -

Chair: Lord Ajay Kakkar London, UK
GLORIA
GARFIELD
ORBIT
PREFER IN AF

Arrhythmias following Cardiac Surgery - Online -

Chair: Dr Niall Campbell Manchester, UK
Post operative AF - Who, how and how to prevent
Risk stratification using risk scores - where are we now?

Important New Information about DOAC Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation in Special Situations - Online -

Chair: Prof John Camm London, UK
2021 EHRA practical NOAC guide for AF (New edition)
AF, dementia and oral anticoagulation
AF, diabetes mellitus and oral anticoagulant
AF, chronic kidney disease and oral anticoagulants Prof Reinhold Kreutz Berlin, DE

EP Masterclass 1 - Online -

Chair: Mr Ian Wright London, UK
When you don't need an EP study to know the diagnosis
The origin of the different pacing manoeuvres we use in EP
When its easy to get the diagnosis wrong
Focal or re-entrant? Response to entrainment and other clues Dr Nick Linton London, UK

EP Masterclass 2 -

Chair:
Ablation from the aortic root: ATs, VTs and Pathways
Protecting the phrenic nerve during ablation
Mapping and ablation of papillary muscle VEs
High power RF ablation: the way forward? Prof Andre Ng Leicester, UK

Heart Failure: a modern approach in 2021 - Online -

Chair:
What's new in the ESC HF2021 guideline: diagnosis
What's new in the ESC HF2021 guideline: treatment
Atrial fibrillation and HF: do we know what we should do?
ICDs for patients with Heart Failure: do we still need them?

Your Data in the National Audit - Latest Findings and Future Direction - Online -

Chair: Dr Alistair Slade, Dr Ashley Nisbet Truro, UK, Bristol, UK
National audit of CRM devices and ablation: key findings from the latest report
Patient reported outcomes in Cardiac Rhythm Management – what’s coming?
Use of national registry for device surveillance
What can NICOR do for your centre? New online tools for you to check your data and benchmark your centre
How can our CRM audit data be used by the NHS in the future? Linkage with other sources to improve outcomes?

Research Session - Online -

Chair: Prof Aldo Rinaldi London, UK
Lessons learned in designing and executing lean, cost-effective trials
How to do a meta-analysis and systematic review-The do's and the don'ts
What are the top tier journals looking for in an EP/Devices paper? 
Public-patient involvement in research-How to do it
Life as an Arrhythmia Research Nurse- a career worth considering?

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