The meeting will present current and future management on sudden cardiac death, new drug and ablation treatment for atrial fibrillation, pacing and ICD advances, cardiac resynchronization techniques, remote patient monitoring, and advances in neuromodulation for heart failure and hypertension. The well received certificate Cardiac Rhythm Management Course will continue, and new courses on EPS/ECG added.
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International Forum of Arrhythmias
WASHINGTON, DC — New research reveals that abandoning a nonfunctioning lead in an ICD patient is safe and does not pose a clinically significant risk of complication. The lead is the wire placed in the heart that transmits the heart's electrical signals to the defibrillator for interpretation. The new study published in the January edition of the HeartRhythm Journal, the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society, suggests that the practice of abandoning nonfunctioning leads does not result in additional risk to the patient and lead extraction should be reserved for cases of system infection or when large numbers of leads have been abandoned.
This case-based review will provide guidance and understanding of managing EP patients.
This program is designed to extend the educational impact of the Regional Forum. Target audience will include clinicians in electrophysiology, cardiac surgery, EP Fellows and Allied Professionals.
3rd Annual ICD, CRT Implantation, Programming, Troubleshooting and Extraction
Eastern Update on Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices and Lead Management 2012: Experts Share Methods to Improve Care1658
Eastern Update on Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices and Lead Management 2012: Experts Share Methods to Improve Care
The program will be comprised of interactive lectures complemented with panel discussions and case-based workshops designed to elicit a high degree of interaction between participants. Buffet breakfast and luncheon will be provided.
A review of latest developments on the electrophysiology field, specifically ventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation and device based therapy with emphasis on controversial issues and novel approaches.
This program will include separate sessions on atrial fibrillation and heart failure management with an emphasis on the use of CRT as well as a focus on therapies for bradycardia (pacemakers) and tachycardia (ICD).