HRS Patient Management Webinar - Riata Leads Experts Case Discussion

Event Recorded:


On Demand Product Available through:

11/13/2015 11:59 pm

Activity Description:

This 90-minute on demand, case-based webinar features leading electrophysiologists providing their clinical experience and personal views concerning patient management options for cases involving Riata leads.

Registration Information:

Registration is complimentary for HRS members.  (Requires Log In)

Course Directors/Faculty:


Andrew D. Krahn, MD, FHRS
Professor of Medicine and Head of Division of Cardiology
The Sauder Family and Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC and Yukon Chair in Cardiology
Paul Brunes Professorship in Heart Rhythm Disorders
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia



Laurence M. Epstein, MD
Director, Arrhythmia Service
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts


Ratika Parkash, MD, MS, FHRS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia


Jeanne E. Poole, MD, FHRS
Professor of Medicine
Director, Arrhythmia Service and Electrophysiology Laboratory
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington


Bruce L. Wilkoff, MD, FHRS, CCDS
Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiac Pacing and Tachyarrhythmia Devices
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe management options with patients with a Riata lead scheduled for routine generator replacement
  • Discuss the implications of recent guidelines and position statements on surveillance and management of patients with a Riata lead
  • Develop a management strategy for a patient with a Riata lead with evidence of radiographic changes, mechanical or electrical failure
  • Describe the risks and benefits of contemplated interventions in a patient with a Riata lead 


HRS Patient Management Webinar – Riata Leads Experts Case Discussion provides a forum for the open exchange and discussion of lead patient cases.  The views expressed by the individual speakers are not the views of the Society.  The Heart Rhythm Society supports the ACCME’s policy on evidence-based content and encourages faculty to adhere to these standards when planning a presentation.



Contact Information:

Greaton Sellers

Tel: 202 464 3448