• HRC2024
  • 6 - 8 Oct 2024

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Sessions

08:30 - 10:00 STARS Symposia - Syncope and Society Hall 5
08:30 - 10:00 Oral Abstracts 2 Hall 7b
08:30 - 10:00 Paediatric Session 1 Hall 8a
08:30 - 10:00 AF Association Symposia 3 - New Guidelines for AF Management Hall 8b
08:30 - 10:00 EGM Championships Hall 11a
08:30 - 10:00 Arrhythmia Nurse Session 1 Hall 11b
10:00 - 10:45 Posters 1 Hall 3, Poster Area
10:45 - 12:15 STARS Symposia - Physiology and Mimics of Syncope Hall 5
10:45 - 12:15 Oral Abstracts 2 Hall 7b
10:45 - 12:15 Paediatric Session 2 Hall 8a
10:45 - 12:15 Inappropriate behaviour in cardiology – Signs, symptoms and action… Hall 8b
10:45 - 12:15 Cases and Traces Hall 11a
10:45 - 12:15 EP Masterclass 2 Hall 11b
10:45 - 12:15 Arrhythmia Alliance Pace4Life Hall 3, Networking Area
13:30 - 15:00 STARS Symposia - POTS and PASC (LONG COVID) Hall 5
13:30 - 15:00 Young Investigators Competition Hall 7b
13:30 - 15:00 Paediatric Session 3 Hall 8a
13:30 - 15:00 Arrhythmia Alliance Symposia 3 - Digital Health - Transforming the arrhythmia care pathway for patients Hall 8b
13:30 - 15:00 Heart Rhythm Trainees Hall 11a
13:30 - 15:00 Conduction System Pacing 2 Hall 11b
13:30 - 15:00 Meet the Experts - Career Development and Opportunities session - Physiologists Hall 3, Networking Area
15:00 - 15:45 Moderated Posters 1 Hall 3, Poster Area
15:45 - 17:15 STARS Symposia - Cardioneuroablation Hall 5
15:45 - 17:15 Young Investigators Competition Hall 7b
15:45 - 17:15 Paediatric Session 4 Hall 8a
15:45 - 17:15 Arrhythmia Alliance and Heart Rhythm Society Symposia - Update on Physiologic Pacing Hall 8b
15:45 - 17:15 Cardiac Physiologists Session - Leading the change Hall 11a
15:45 - 17:15 Meet the Experts - Career Development and Opportunities session - Nurses Hall 3, Networking Area

STARS Symposia - Syncope and Society STARS Symposia - Syncope and Society - Hall 5 - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair: Dr Frederik deLange, Prof Richard Sutton Amsterdam, NL, Monte Carlo, MC
08:30 Syncope: driving and flying Dr Robert Sheldon Calgary, CA
08:45 Syncope in the workplace Prof Franca Barbic Milan, IT
09:00 Syncope: Real-life diagnostic tests in a modern syncope unit Dr Frederik deLange Amsterdam, NL
09:15 Syncope in the emergency department Prof Carlos Morillo Calgary, CA
09:30 Syncope and genetic arrhythmias Dr Amanda Varnava London, UK
09:45 Syncope epidemiology & natural history Dr Robert Sheldon Calgary, CA
10:00 Close

Oral Abstracts 2 - Hall 7b - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair:
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Paediatric Session 1 - Hall 8a - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair: Dr Cecilia Gonzalez-Corcia, Dr Vinay Bhole Montreal, CA, Birmingham, UK
08:30 Pacemaker basic principles, clinical indications, mode selection in children Dr Charalampos Kotidis Leicester, UK
08:50 Paediatric pacemaker follow up challenges and solutions
09:10 Conduction system pacing in children: implantation technique and outcomes Dr Sakethram Saravu Vijayashankar Vancouver, CA
09:30 Leadless pacemakers in adults practice and their applicability to children Dr Sakethram Saravu Vijayashankar Vancouver, CA
09:50 Q&A
10:00 Close

AF Association Symposia 3 - New Guidelines for AF Management AF Association Symposia 3 - New Guidelines for AF Management - Hall 8b - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair: Prof Dipak Kotecha Birmingham, UK
08:30 The 2023 (or 2024) ACC/HRS/ ACC AF Guidelines: Recommendations for Anticoagulation
08:45 The 2023 (or 2024) ACC/HRS/ ACC AF Guidelines: Recommendations for Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy and Catheter Ablation
09:00 The 2024 EHRA/ HRS/ APHRS AF Ablation Consensus Document: Recommendations for the indications for AF Ablation and techniques (surgical ablation)
09:15 The 2024 ESC Guidelines Prof Dipak Kotecha Birmingham, UK
09:30 What are they key differences? Dr Joseph DeBono Birmingham, UK
09:45 Q&A
10:00 Close

EGM Championships - Hall 11a - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair: Mr Stuart Allen Manchester, UK
Panel Mr Christopher Monkhouse, Dr Honey Thomas, Mr Paul Doherty London, UK, Northumberland, UK, Solihull, UK
10:00 Close

Arrhythmia Nurse Session 1 - Hall 11b - 08:30 - 10:00

Chair: Dr Angela Griffiths, Dr Angela Hall Oxford, UK, Jersey, UK
08:30 How to develop yourself as a leader in healthcare Prof Lis Neubeck Edinburgh, UK
08:45 Arrhythmia Nurse Census - Results Dr Angela Hall Jersey, UK
09:00 Preventative approach to AF management Ms Beatrice Horea London, UK
09:15 Nurse led blackout clinic and the referral and outcomes of ILR patients Mr Anthony Rice Middlesbrough, UK
09:30 Benefits and considerations of using Artificial Intelligence in Cardiology Dr Honey Thomas Northumberland, UK
09:45 Final discussions
10:00 Close

Posters 1 - Hall 3, Poster Area - 10:00 - 10:45

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STARS Symposia - Physiology and Mimics of Syncope STARS Symposia - Physiology and Mimics of Syncope - Hall 5 - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: Dr Paul Cooper, Prof Satish Raj Manchester, UK, Calgary, CA
10:45 Focal Dyscognitive Seizures Dr Paul Cooper Manchester, UK
11:00 Myoclonus: presentations and diagnosis Dr Ineke van-Rossum Leiden, NL
11:15 Ictal Syncope
11:30 Apparent syncope without hypotension Dr David Benditt Minneapolis, US
11:45 Psychological status and syncope Prof Artur Fedorowski Stockholm, SE
12:00 Vasovagal Physiology Prof Carlos Morillo Calgary, CA

Oral Abstracts 2 - Hall 7b - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair:
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Paediatric Session 2 - Hall 8a - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: Dr Jan Till London, UK
10:45 ICD basic principles and clinical indications, mode selection in children Dr Vinay Bhole Birmingham, UK
11:05 Leadless versus endocardial ICD implantation selection criteria and outcomes Dr Jan Till London, UK
11:25 Paediatric ICD follow up problems and solutions in congenital heart disease Dr Vinay Bhole Birmingham, UK
11:45 Paediatric ICD programming and follow up principles in Long QT, CPVT, Brugada and beyond Dr Cecilia Gonzalez-Corcia Montreal, CA
12:05 Q&A
12:15 Close

Inappropriate behaviour in cardiology – Signs, symptoms and action… - Hall 8b - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair:
10:45 The extent of inappropriate behaviour in cardiology Dr Christian Camm Reading, UK
11:05 How to tackle sexism in cardiology Dr Sarah Bowater Birmingham, UK
11:25 Building better culture in cardiology Dr Abhishek Joshi London, UK
11:45 Discussion
12:15 Close

Cases and Traces - Hall 11a - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair:
Further details coming soon
12:15 Close

EP Masterclass 2 - Hall 11b - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: Dr Louisa Malcolme-Lawes, Dr Norman Qureshi Watford, UK, High Wycombe, UK
10:45 Entrainment: what is it and how is it used in diagnosis and mapping? Dr Alasdair Hawley Exeter, UK
11:05 Fractionation: what is it and what does it mean? Dr Norman Qureshi High Wycombe, UK
11:25 VT involving the conduction system: how to spot it, how to map and ablate Dr Nick Linton London, UK
11:45 How 3d mapping informs my approach to AT ablation Dr Vishal Luther Liverpool, UK
12:05 Final discussions
12:15 Close

Arrhythmia Alliance Pace4Life Arrhythmia Alliance Pace4Life - Hall 3, Networking Area - 10:45 - 12:15

Chair: Dr Andrew Turley, Mrs Trudie Lobban Middlesbrough, UK, Winchester, UK
10:45 Introduction Dr Andrew Turley, Mrs Trudie Lobban Middlesbrough, UK, Winchester, UK
10:50 Reconditioned devices and their mission to Nigeria Dr Klaus Witte, Dr Peysh Patel Leeds, UK, Birmingham, UK
11:10 End of shelf life devices and their mission to India Dr Mark Davies Milton Keynes, UK
11:30 Sustainability in the cath lab. Making the case for re-use via medical remanufacturing Dr Ollie Jones London, UK
11:50 Enhancing Sustainability in MedTech Ms Michelle Sullivan Hemel Hempstead, UK
12:10 Call to action Dr Andrew Turley, Mrs Trudie Lobban Middlesbrough, UK, Winchester, UK
12:15 Close

STARS Symposia - POTS and PASC (LONG COVID) STARS Symposia - POTS and PASC (LONG COVID) - Hall 5 - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Prof Artur Fedorowski, Dr Lesley Kavi Stockholm, SE, Warwickshire, UK
13:30 POTS PURE Dr Boon Lim London, UK
13:48 POTS PLUS Prof Artur Fedorowski Stockholm, SE
14:06 PASC overview Dr Melanie Dani London, UK
14:24 PASC pathophysiology Dr Cyndya Shibao Nashville, US
14:42 PASC & POTS care delivery Prof Satish Raj Calgary, CA
15:00 Close

Young Investigators Competition - Hall 7b - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Dr Fu-Siong Ng London, UK
Further details coming soon
15:00 Close

Paediatric Session 3 - Hall 8a - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Dr Charalampos Kotidis, Dr Vinay Bhole Leicester, UK, Birmingham, UK
13:30 Unknown ECG tracings in paediatric emergency, interactive quiz Prof Orhan Uzun Cardiff, UK
13:50 Update on neonatal antiarrhythmic medications and effective dosing Dr Richard Ferguson Glasgow, UK
14:10 Neonatal SVT, congestive heart failure and shock: calm and collective approach Prof Orhan Uzun Cardiff, UK
14:30 Foetal Arrhythmias and their management: What is different? Prof Orhan Uzun Cardiff, UK
14:50 Q&A
15:00 Close

Arrhythmia Alliance Symposia 3 - Digital Health - Transforming the arrhythmia care pathway for patients Arrhythmia Alliance Symposia 3 - Digital Health - Transforming the arrhythmia care pathway for patients - Hall 8b - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Dr Shouvik Haldar London, UK
13:30 Why is health care inequality important in arrhythmia care and can digital technology help minimise it?
13:40 Patient empowerment through the use of patient portals Ms Katie Bettell-Higgins Cambridge, UK
13:50 Patient Portals: The Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals Experience Dr Wajid Hussain London, UK
14:00 The impact of wearables on heart rhythm disorders for patients and clinicians
14:10 What does the future of digital technology in arrhythmia management look like? Prof Lis Neubeck Edinburgh, UK
14:20 Pacenet Talk - TBC
14:30 Triage HF Plus Dr Fozia Ahmed Manchester, UK
14:40 Educating healthcare professionals to improve patient care – insights from the STEEER-AF trial
14:50 Why AI innovation is just the beginning
15:00 Close

Heart Rhythm Trainees - Hall 11a - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Dr Keenan Saleh, Dr Pavidra Sivanandarajah London, UK, Birmingham, UK
13:30 How to use 3D mapping for EP procedures Dr Bode Ensam Birmingham, UK
13:50 An introduction to intracardiac echo for EP procedures Dr Bradley Porter Plymouth, UK
14:10 An overview of conduction system pacing Dr Ahran Arnold London, UK
14:30 Pulsed field ablation for AF: a practical guide Dr Shui Hao Chin Leicester, UK
14:50 Final discussion
15:00 Close

Conduction System Pacing 2 - Hall 11b - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Dr Mark Tanner, Dr Zachary Whinnett Chichester, UK, London, UK
13:30 Conduction system pacing step by step implant Dr Mokhtar Ibrahim Leicester, UK
13:45 CSP in ACHD Dr Charalampos Kotidis Leicester, UK
14:00 Programming consideration in CSP Dr Badrinathan Chandrasekaran Swindon, UK
14:15 CSP and AVN ablation for AF Dr Ahmed Ammar Worcester, UK
14:30 Live case Prof Marek Jastrzebski Krakow, PL
14:50 Q&A
15:00 Close

Meet the Experts - Career Development and Opportunities session - Physiologists - Hall 3, Networking Area - 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Ms Cristiana Monteiro, Mrs Jennifer Cole London, UK, Oxford, UK
Further details coming soon
15:00 Close

Moderated Posters 1 - Hall 3, Poster Area - 15:00 - 15:45

Further details coming soon

STARS Symposia - Cardioneuroablation STARS Symposia - Cardioneuroablation - Hall 5 - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Dr Robert Sheldon, Prof Tolga Aksu Calgary, CA, Istanbul, TR
15:45 Little brain of the heart Dr Boon Lim London, UK
16:03 How to do cardioneuroablation Prof Tolga Aksu Istanbul, TR
16:21 Assessing the evidence Prof Carlos Morillo Calgary, CA
16:39 Physician preferences Prof Bert Vandenberk Leuven, BE
16:57 EHRA statement
17:15 Close

Young Investigators Competition - Hall 7b - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Dr Fu-Siong Ng London, UK
Further details coming soon
17:15 Close

Paediatric Session 4 - Hall 8a - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Dr Richard Ferguson, Dr William Regan Glasgow, UK, London, UK
15:45 Broad complex arrhythmia in children: when to worry Dr Richard Ferguson Glasgow, UK
16:05 Heart block in childhood: investigation of their aetiologies Dr Neil Seller Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
16:25 PAC and PVC in children: their aetiologies, evaluation, and management Dr William Regan London, UK
16:45 Genetics of arrhythmias: guidelines on multidisciplinary and collective approach Dr Leonie Wong London, UK
17:05 Q&A
17:15 Chair: Dr Neil Seller Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
17:15 Oral presentations: 5 presentations in 5 minutes with 5 slides
17:45 Reflections
18:00 Close

Arrhythmia Alliance and Heart Rhythm Society Symposia - Update on Physiologic Pacing Arrhythmia Alliance and Heart Rhythm Society Symposia - Update on Physiologic Pacing - Hall 8b - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Dr Zachary Whinnett London, UK
15:45 Hemodynamics of Pacing: The Future Prof Aldo Rinaldi London, UK
16:00 Conduction System Pacing: Outcomes Dr Shunmuga Sundaram Madurai, IN
16:15 Evolving Technology and Techniques Dr Francesco Zanon Rovigo, IT
16:30 State of Clinical Trials Dr Zachary Whinnett London, UK
16:45 Guidelines: The HRS perspective (virtual presentation) Dr Mina Chung Cleveland, US
17:00 Q&A
17:15 Close

Cardiac Physiologists Session - Leading the change - Hall 11a - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Mrs Cassandra Hammond, Mrs Parisha Khan Bristol, UK, London, UK
15:45 The role of non-invasive diagnostics in CRM Miss Catarina Caldeira Oxford, UK
16:00 Overcoming the challenges of working in a district hospital Ms Cristiana Monteiro London, UK
16:15 Publishing as a first author: my journey (so far) Miss Amy Wharmby Cambridge, UK
16:30 From clinical expert to clinical lead Mr Matthew Swift Swindon, UK
16:45 Simulation training in CRM
17:00 Shared decision-making: the secret behind safe patient care Ms Stephanie Cruickshank
17:15 Close

Meet the Experts - Career Development and Opportunities session - Nurses - Hall 3, Networking Area - 15:45 - 17:15

Chair: Dr Angela Griffiths, Dr Angela Hall Oxford, UK, Jersey, UK
Further details coming soon
17:15 Close

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