A new Canadian study shows that operating without interrupting warfarin treatment at the time of cardiac device surgery is safe and markedly reduces the incidence of clinically significant hematomas compared to the current standard of care. The new findings were released today at Heart Rhythm 2013,the Heart Rhythm Society’s 34th Annual Scientific Sessions.
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Pedirhythm 5: Pediatric and Congenital Rhythm Congress
The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) and Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society (APHRS), release the HRS/EHRA/APHRS Expert Consensus Statement on the Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Inherited Primary Arrhythmia Syndromes. The expert consensus statement presented today at Heart Rhythm 2013, the Heart Rhythm Society’s 34th Annual Scientific Sessions, provides the first comprehensive statement of recommendations on the proper diagnosis and management of patients with inherited primary arrhythmia syndromes.
Cryoballoon Ablation Is the Best Approach for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation: Ideas on Trial (Activity Expired)12246
Prominent experts debate which of two treatments, cryoballoon or RF ablation, is the superior treatment for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
Hugh Calkins, MD, FHRS, CCDS, was named the president of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) during the 34th Annual Scientific Sessions, held in Denver last week. Announced during the Presidents’ Reception on Friday, May 10th, Dr. Calkins now serves as the 35th president of HRS, making Anne M. Gillis, MD, FHRS, the immediate past president. Dr. Calkins is currently a Nicholas J. Fortuin Professor of Medicine and Professor of Cardiology at the Johns Hopkins University of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.
The National ICD Registry®, a repository of implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) implantation data developed through a partnership of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF), released the National ICD Registry Report: Version 2.1. The new version expands upon the 2009 Annual Report to now include data on leads and pediatric implants to reflect recent advancements in healthcare. This report is featured online in HeartRhythm, the official Journal of the Heart Rhythm Society.
This program is designed to provide electrophysiologists, cardiologists, internists, and associated professionals with state of the art information on invasive and non-invasive electrocardiography and electrophysiologic tools used in the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of cardiac rhythm disorders
The Colorado Arrhythmia Symposium 2013 Annual Conference is a 3-day educational program focusing on advanced electrophysiology concepts and new developments in clinical strategies to treat arrhythmias. Partcipants learn from the conference faculty through didactic lectures, case presentations, debates, and informal discussion as we did previous years.
As an Employer of Choice, The Heart Rhythm Society offers a robust benefit package., We are proud of our benefit offerings and believe they provide a substantial measure of security, protection and flexibility for our staff and their families, both now and in the future.
A new study shows young adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) also living with an implantable cardioverter- defibrillator (ICD) experience a high level of shock-related anxiety. The multicenter study, published in the June edition of HeartRhythm, the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society, is the first to discover that shock-related anxiety is associated with sexual dysfunction in young adults and calls on healthcare providers to address these issues to improve the quality of life for patients.