• HRC2019
  • 6 - 9 Oct 2019, The ICC, Birmingham UK
08:30 - 10:00 Nurses 2 Hall 7
08:30 - 10:00 Cases & Traces 2 Hall 8a
08:30 - 10:00 Medical dilemmas in anticoagulation - MDT Panel Discussion - Sponsored by Daiichi Sankyo Hall 8b
08:30 - 10:00 Master Class Devices 3 - Getting the most out of CRT Hall 9
08:30 - 10:00 Cardiac Physiologist Meeting Hall 11
08:30 - 10:00 How can point-by-point RF ablation be further enhanced? - Sponsored by Biosense Webster Hall 3 - Interactive Area
10:45 - 12:15 Plenary - Management of atrial fibrillation - perfecting care in 2017 Hall 11
12:30 - 13:30 Master Class Devices 4 - EGM Championship Hall 3 - Interactive Area
13:30 - 17:15 Oral Abstracts 2 Hall 7
13:30 - 15:00 Master Class EP 1 Hall 8a
13:30 - 15:00 GUCH 1 - Why do arrhythmias occur in congenital heart disease patients and what do I do about them? Hall 8b
13:30 - 15:00 Master Class Devices, Part 5 - Device & Lead Issues Hall 9
13:30 - 17:15 Arrhythmia Alliance Improving care in patients with cardiac devices Hall 11
13:30 - 15:00 The Devil’s in the detail : Redefining complex circuits with ultra-high definition mapping - Sponsored by Boston Scientific Hall 3 - Interactive Area
15:00 - 15:45 Moderated Posters (2) Hall 3 - Poster Area
15:45 - 17:15 Master Class EP 2 Hall 8a
15:45 - 17:15 GUCH 2 - Difficult GUCH cases and how I dealt with them Hall 8b
15:45 - 17:15 Master Class Devices 6 Hall 9
15:45 - 17:15 Managing stroke prevention in non-valvular AF, as your patient’s story unfolds - Sponsored by Bayer Hall 3 - Interactive Area
17:30 - 19:00 Heart Rhythm Trainees Hall 8a

Nurses 2 - Hall 7 - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair: Ms Angela Hall Jersey UK
Chair: Ms Shona Holding Bradford UK
08:30 Medicines Optimisation and Medicines Adherence in AF Dr Rani Khatib Leeds UK
08:55 Cardiac physiologist led ILR service Mr Rob Bowes Leeds UK
09:15 Implementing the use of vernakalant Ms Angela Hall Jersey UK
09:35 Advanced Nurse Practitioner role: present/future Ms Sarah Young Sussex UK
10:00 Close

Cases & Traces 2 - Hall 8a - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair: Dr Archana Rao Liverpool UK
Chair: Dr John Paisey Bournemouth UK
08:30 Lead disaplcement - never say never Dr Kate Sanders Cambridge UK
08:42 Left ventricular lead implantation through a persistent left-sided superior vena cava: challenging anatomy and the need to snare Dr Francisco Leyva Birmingham UK
08:54 Occult septal infaction presenting with syncope Dr Mark Taylor Sunderland UK
09:06 Inappropriate shock in the early post-operative period in a patient with a subcutaneous cardiac defibrillator Dr Ben Mercer Wakefield UK
09:18 Quiet timer blanking masking Ventricular Tachycardia a phenomenon that could have been predicted? Mr Christopher Monkhouse London UK
09:30 Pro arrhythmic atrial pacing-how poor search av delay programming can trigger atrial flutter Mr Terry Dillon London UK
09:42 Discussion
10:00 Close

Medical dilemmas in anticoagulation - MDT Panel Discussion -  Sponsored by Daiichi Sankyo Medical dilemmas in anticoagulation - MDT Panel Discussion - Sponsored by Daiichi Sankyo - Hall 8b - 08:30 - 10:00

Dilemmas in DOACs looks at the case studies of difficult to treat patients from a the views of different health care professionals all treating the same patient from their specialist therapeutic approach.
08:30 DOAC Medical Dilemmas - MDT panel discussion
10:00 Close

Master Class Devices 3 - Getting the most out of CRT - Hall 9 - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair: Dr Diane Barker Stoke on Trent UK
Chair: Ms Gemma Harper Epsom UK
08:30 CRT HF diagnostics - How can i utilise them to manage my patient? Dr Fozia Ahmed Manchester UK
09:00 Optimisation of CRT using device algorithms - when should we use them and how effective are they? Dr Ashish Patwala Stoke on Trent UK
09:30 The 12 lead ECG in CRT - an essential guide Dr Philip Moore London UK
10:00 Close

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

Chair: Ms Holly Daw London UK
Chair: Mr Stuart Allen Manchester UK
08:30 Cardiac Physiologist workforce update Mr Mark Squirrell London UK
09:00 BHRS standards - whats new? Mr Jason Collinson Basildon UK
09:30 HSST in CRM Ms Lucy Broadhurst Rotherham UK
10:00 Close

How can point-by-point RF ablation be further enhanced? - Sponsored by Biosense Webster How can point-by-point RF ablation be further enhanced? - Sponsored by Biosense Webster - Hall 3 - Interactive Area - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair: Dr Vias Markides London UK
08:30 Close the gap in AF: why and how a reproducible RF ablation strategy makes the difference in obtaining effective and efficient lesion formation Prof Mark O'Neill London UK
09:15 How an optimized workflow can standardize and simplify Afib procedures Dr Mark Gallagher London UK
09:45 Q & A session
10:00 Close

Plenary - Management of atrial fibrillation - perfecting care in 2017 - Hall 11 - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: Dr Kim Rajappan Oxford UK
Chair: Prof Richard Schilling London UK
10:45 Detect - AF by a simple pulse check Dr Robert Sheldon Calgary CA
11:15 Protect - against AF-related stroke using anticoagulation therapy Prof John Camm London UK
11:45 Correct - the irregular rhythm with access to appropriate treatment Prof Riccardo Cappato Milan IT
12:15 Close

Master Class Devices 4 - EGM Championship - Hall 3 - Interactive Area - 12:30 - 13:30

Chair: Mr Stuart Allen Manchester UK
Chair: Dr David Begley Cambridge UK
Chair: Mr Paul Doherty Solihull UK
12:30 Round 1 - Everyone
13:00 Final - Top 10
13:30 Close

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

Chair: Dr Malcolm Finlay London UK
Chair:
Devices / Congenital Heart Disease
13:30 CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY WITH OR WITHOUT DEFIBRILLATION IN NON-ISCHEMIC CARDIOMYOPATHY: IMPACT OF LEFT VENTRICULAR MIDWALL FIBROSIS. Dr Francisco Leyva Birmingham UK
13:45 A MULTI-CENTRE UK CLINICAL EXPERIENCE WITH WIRELESS INTRACARDIAC LEFT VENTRICULAR ENDOCARDIAL STIMULATION FOR DELIVERY OF CARDIAC RESYNCHRONISATION THERAPY (WISE CRT). Mr Jonathan Behar London UK
14:00 THROMBOEMBOLIC EVENTS IN LEFT VENTRICULAR ENDOCARDIAL PACING: LONG-TERM OUTCOMES FROM A MULTICENTRE UK REGISTRY Mr Vinit Sawhney London UK
14:15 CIED LEAD EXTRACTION IN THE ELDERLY HAS LOW RISK Dr Amir Zaidi Manchester UK
14:30 EMPIRIC VERSUS ENTRAINED CAVOTRICUSPID ISTHMUS LINE ABLATION IN CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE: A SINGLE CENTRE EXPERIENCE Mr Vinit Sawhney London UK
14:45 LONG-TERM OUTCOMES OF SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA ABLATION IN CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE: SINGLE CENTRE UK EXPERIENCE Mr Vinit Sawhney London UK
15:00 Break
Basic Science / EP Mechanisms
15:45 FIRST EVIDENCE THAT DIFFERENCES IN THE T-WAVE UPSLOPE OF THE BODY SURFACE ECG REFLECT RIGHT TO LEFT DISPERSION OF REPOLARIZATION IN THE INTACT HUMAN HEART Mr Neil Srinivasan London UK
16:00 NEURO-CARDIAC PROFILING OF ELECTROPHYSIOLOGIC AND STRUCTURAL REMODELING IN AN IN-VITRO RABBIT HEART FAILURE MODEL Ms Shui Hao Chin Leicester UK
16:15 MARKERS OF DEPOLARIZATION ABNORMALITIES (FRAGMENTED QRS AND EARLY REPOLARIZATION PATTERN) IN PATIENTS WITH MYOCARDITIS. Ms Maria Gordeeva St Petersburg RU
16:30 LEFT ATRIAL VOLTAGE PREDICTS AF RECURRENCE AFTER ABLATION, IRRESPECTIVE OF THE RHYTHM DURING MAPPING, WHILE CIRCULATING BIOMARKERS OF FIBROSIS DO NOT. Mr Gordon Begg Leeds UK
16:45 REFINING THE DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA OF THE POSTURAL ORTHOSTATIC TACHYCARDIA SYNDROME (POTS) USING POWER SPECTRAL INDICES Mr Arunashis Sau London UK
17:00 OPTIMISING THE PREDICTIVE CAPABILITY OF A MATHEMATICAL MODEL OF AF PROGRESSION USING CARDIAC DEVICE DATA Ms Eugene Chang Sheffield UK
17:15 Close

Master Class EP 1 - Hall 8a - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Ms Holly Daw London UK
Chair: Dr Shahnaz Jamil-Copley Nottingham UK
13:30 The role of the autonomic nervous system in arrhythmias Dr Boon Lim London UK
14:00 Anterograde and retrograde properties during EP studies Mr Michael Fudge London UK
14:30 Reset and entrainment as tools for differential diagnosis Dr Sajad Hayat Coventry UK
15:00 Close

GUCH 1 - Why do arrhythmias occur in congenital heart disease patients and what do I do about them? - Hall 8b - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Dr Adrian Morley-Davies Stoke on Trent UK
Chair: Dr Vivienne Ezzat London UK
13:30 AF in the ASD patient Prof Mark O'Neill London UK
14:00 Atrial arrhythmias in the Fontan patient Dr Krish Nair Toronto CA
14:30 Ventricular arrhythmias in the Fallot patient Dr Vivienne Ezzat London UK
15:00 Close

Master Class Devices, Part 5 - Device & Lead Issues - Hall 9 - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Dr Mark Mason Harefield UK
Chair: Ms Helen Foley Swindon UK
13:30 Identifying and managing device and lead issues – Remote follow up an essential tool Mr Matthew Swift Swindon UK
14:00 Dealing with device infections: Early diagnosis and best management strategies Dr Archana Rao Liverpool UK
14:30 An extractors guide: implant technique and optimal lead choice Dr Amir Zaidi Manchester UK
15:00 Close

Arrhythmia Alliance Improving care in patients with cardiac devices Arrhythmia Alliance Improving care in patients with cardiac devices - Hall 11 - 13:30 - 17:15

Chair: Dr Jay Wright Liverpool UK
Chair: Dr Andrew Turley Middlesbrough UK
13:30 Alternatives to conventional transvenous pacing - what's avaiable and what's to come Dr Paul Roberts Southampton UK
14:00 Abandoning leads: when is it right, when is not? Dr Aldo Rinaldi London UK
14:30 Non transvenous defibrillators - past, present and future Prof Riccardo Cappato Milan IT
15:00 Break
15:45 Lead management and CIED infection: what does the future hold? Prof Charles Kennergren Goteborg SE
16:15 Device management in advanced heart failure - how to minimise shocks and manage deactivation Dr Stephen Pettit Cambridge UK
16:45 Palliative care and anticipatory care planning in patients with device therapy Dr Karen Hogg Glasgow UK
17:15 Close

The Devil’s in the detail : Redefining complex circuits with ultra-high definition mapping  - Sponsored by Boston Scientific The Devil’s in the detail : Redefining complex circuits with ultra-high definition mapping - Sponsored by Boston Scientific - Hall 3 - Interactive Area - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Dr Derick Todd Liverpool UK
13:30 ‘Basket Cases: How Rhythmia stopped me going mad!’ Dr Steve Murray Newcastle upon Tyne UK
14:10 Tackling challenging clinical scenarios using ultra high definition mapping Dr Arthur Yue Southampton UK
14:40 Q&A
15:00 Close

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

Chair: Dr Aldo Rinaldi London UK
Chair: Dr Nicholas Kelland Sheffield UK

Master Class EP 2 - Hall 8a - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Dr Norman Quereshi London UK
15:45 Complex arrhythmias: Entrainment to identify sites for ablation Dr Ashley Nisbet Bristol UK
16:15 Complex arrhythmias: Substrate-based approaches to ablation Dr Joseph de Bono Birmingham UK
16:45 Complex arrhythmias: Interpreting electrogram timing and morphology Dr Norman Quereshi London UK
17:15 Close

GUCH 2 - Difficult GUCH cases and how I dealt with them - Hall 8b - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Dr Martin Lowe London UK
15:45 SVT case Dr Sabine Ernst London UK
16:05 Atrial flutter case Dr Graham Stuart Bristol UK
16:25 VT case Dr Arthur Yue Southampton UK
16:40 Device case Dr Henry Chubb London UK
16:55 GUCH EP in 2017. Do we need a UK coordinated approach, and what is the best way of achieving this? Dr Martin Lowe London UK
17:15 Close

Master Class Devices 6 - Hall 9 - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Dr Adrian Morley-Davies Stoke on Trent UK
15:45 Battery longevity should be the primary reason for device selection at implant-Protataganist Ms Holly Daw London UK
15:45 Battery longevity should be the primary reason for device selection at implant-Antagonist Mr Ian Wright London UK
16:30 DCM patients should receive CRTP not CRTD-Protataganist Dr Amir Zaidi Manchester UK
16:30 DCM patients should receive CRTP not CRTD-Antagonist Dr Jay Wright Liverpool UK
17:15 Close

Managing stroke prevention in non-valvular AF, as your patient’s story unfolds - Sponsored by Bayer Managing stroke prevention in non-valvular AF, as your patient’s story unfolds - Sponsored by Bayer - Hall 3 - Interactive Area - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Prof John Camm London UK
15:45 Chapter 1: Introducing a NVAF patient Prof John Camm London UK
15:55 Chapter 2: A closer look at non-surgical interventions to prevent AF related stroke Prof Riccardo Cappato Milan IT
16:15 Chapter 3: Common comorbidities in NVAF patients: how do they effect treatment options Dr Dhiraj Gupta Liverpool UK
16:35 Chapter 4: Managing your AF patient following an acute cardiac event Prof Azfar Zaman Newcastle upon Tyne UK
16:55 Chapter 5: Managing and treating your patient with congestive heart failure following an MI Prof Martin Cowie London UK
17:15 Summary and close Prof John Camm London UK

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

Chair: Dr Aaisha Opel London UK
17:30 Fellowships: Should I stay in the UK? Why, when and how? Dr Joseph de Bono Birmingham UK
17:50 Fellowships: Should I go abraod? Why, when and how? Dr Ashley Nisbet Bristol UK
18:15 Mastering the work-Life balance Dr Martin Lowe London UK
18:35 EP: Past, present and future Dr Edward Rowland London UK
19:00 Close

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