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EP Live 2018

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EP Live is a 2-day intensive educational meeting targeting practicing electrophysiologists as well as fellows in training. The meeting consists of four sections: AF ablation, VT ablation, devices and new technologies. In addition, a panel of recognized experts will provide commentary and discussion. Previously recorded cases will also be shown.

By far, the Global CardioVascular Clinical Trialists Forum (CVCT), now in its 14th year, provides the best annual update and in-depth understanding of the trials shaping the evidence base of modern cardiology.

Join academics, trialists, regulators, R&D experts and young investigators for an interactive exchange covering all areas of CV trials. CVCT Forum is the only event focusing specifically on clinical trials in cardiovascular disease that brings together key decision makers, conceivers of clinical trial protocols, investigators, regulatory authorities, clinical research associations, cardiologists, general practitioners, epidemiologists and industry.

The International Forum of Arrhythmias’ main focus is to update in mechanisms, diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias in a collegial atmosphere as interactive as possible and case based if applicable. Sessions on basic clinical electrophysiology will also be provided. The most popular parts of the IFA, Heart Failure Summit and  Atrial Fibrillation Forum will take place this year as well with the contribution of the global leaders in the  field. You are invited to attend the IFA to be part of the latest science. For more information, please visit www.uccvs2018.org .

The international CMR community will gather in Barcelona for CMR 2018, a joint EuroCMR*/SCMR meeting organised by the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI), a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology, and the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR).

CMR 2018 will focus on the theme of “Improving Clinical Value by Technical Advances”, emphasizing the common goal of improving clinical outcomes in cardiovascular disease through innovation in basic MR development and medical engineering.

By providing a space where experts from all over the world with different experience and background share knowledge, the meeting offers more than 35 hours of presentations and cutting-edge information both on a novice and advanced level.

The Duke Sports Cardiology and Sudden Death in Athletes Symposium has been designed to enhance learners’ knowledge and their competency to incorporate evidence-based updates in the care of athletes in order to mitigate their risk for sudden cardiac death (SCD). Other topics will include evaluating the unique characteristics of an athlete’s heart, prescribing appropriate testing strategies and effectively interpreting test results, as well as the pros and cons of using EKG screening in athletes.

This symposium is a multi-specialty Cardiovascular educational symposium in North America on the frontier science of left atrial appendage. This topic is of tremendous interest in the practice of cardiovascular care. Over a period of two days, the symposium will offer very informative presentations on the anatomy, physiology and pathological aspects of the left atrial appendage along with old and new therapeutic strategies of stroke prophylaxis including cardiac devices for LAA exclusion. The worldwide presenters are the leaders in the field with a great depth of practical expertise in the science.

The Conference is jointly provided by Charlotte Area Health Education Center, Carolinas HealthCare System, CaroMont Health, and Novant Health. This inaugural conference will bring to the forefront the emerging technologies and treatment strategies for Electrophysiology (EP) and heart failure patient populations.  Experts in the field of cardiac care management and electrophysiology will present on a variety of topics. Breakout session tracks will allow those interested in devices, EP lab, and clinical care to attend sessions  relevant to their interests and specialties.

<br><br>Continuing education credit will be provided for nurses and physician assistants. Applications will be made for AARC-CRCE credit for Respiratory Therapists and for AART credit for Radiology Techs.

The purpose of this symposium is to update medical practitioners in the greater Midwest region on the future of cardiac electrophysiology (EP), and on new diagnosis and treatment guidelines in the care and management of patients with arrhythmias, heart failure, and other issues impacting the electrical system of the body. Participants will learn about advances in ablation techniques, device management, appropriate use criteria, and survey new developments in guidelines and recommendations. A review of clinical trials that have helped change the clinical practice of EP will also be held. Participants in this symposium will examine the latest trends in Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) treatment options and gain a greater understanding of anticoagulation and stroke prophylaxis.

This program is designed to provide electrophysiologists, cardiologists, internists, and associated professionals with state of the art information on invasive and non-invasive electrocardiographic and electrophysiologic tools used in the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of cardiac rhythm disorders. Attendees of the symposium will develop an understanding of the correct approach to the patients with atrial fibrillation, other atrial ventricular tachycardias and risk factors for sudden death.

This one-day program is designed to provide clinicians with a review of selected topics in present day management of patients withe cardiac arrhythmias, emphasizing new advances in the field, and incorporating current guidelines and evidence-based principles of practice. The format will incorporate didactic lectures as well as case management studies and panel discussions with experts in the field.