Industry Expert Presentation in Rhythm Theater: Therapeutic Solutions for the Persistent Atrial Fibrillation Patient

SentreHEART, Inc.
Rhythm Theater Presentation
May 9th – 12:15 – 1:15 PM
Rhythm Theater 2

Industry Expert Presentation in Rhythm Theater

Therapeutic Solutions for the Persistent Atrial Fibrillation Patient

This Symposium will consist of expert presentations by a distinguished faculty followed by an open panel discussion on today’s therapeutic solutions for the drug-refractory, persistent and long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation patient. Special emphasis will be placed on the growing appreciation and building evidence for the role of the Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) as a therapeutic target and Left Atrial Appendage Electrical Isolation (LAAEI) as an effective therapeutic strategy for these difficult to treat patients.

  • The Challenge of Sinus Rhythm Maintenance in Patients with Persistent and Long-Standing Persistent Atrial Fibrillation
  • PVI and What Else? A Graveyard of Failed Approaches
  • The LAA as a Therapeutic Target
  • aMAZE: Rationale, Design, and Update
  • Q&A

Faculty

David J. Wilber, MD, FAHA, FACC (Chair)
Director, Cardiovascular Institute
Loyola Medicine
Maywood, IL

Suneet Mittal, MD, FHRS
Director of Electrophysiology
Associate Chair, Cardiovascular Services
The Valley Hospital
Ridgewood, NJ

Sunil Kumar Sinha, MD, FACC, FHRS, CCDS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

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Karl-Heinz Kuck, MD, FHRS
Chief, Department of Cardiology
Asklepios Klinik St. Georg
Hamburg, Germany

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Hugh Calkins, MD, FHRS, CCDS
Director, Cardiac Arrhythmia Service
Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

This program is not part of Heart Rhythm 2019 Official Scientific Sessions as planned by the Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions Program Committee. This event is neither sponsored nor endorsed by the Heart Rhythm Society. This event does not qualify for continuing medical education (CME) credit.