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Your hub for the latest science on heart rhythm

In the current health crisis, EHRA is here to help you stay up to date on the latest scientific developments in heart rhythm. EHRA Essentials 4 You is a comprehensive collection of valuable and carefully selected resources, all available from this regularly updated page.

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Late Breaking Trials

Bringing you the results of the latest clinical trials and research with complementary discussant reviews for results interpretations and clinical practice implication

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  • Title: A Novel Visually-Guided Radiofrequency Ablation Balloon to Isolate Pulmonary Veins: Final One-Year Results of the Multicenter AF-FICIENT I Trial.
    Speaker: V Reddy (New York,US)

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  • Title: A prospective 12-year Registry of silicone-polyurethane copolymer-coated ICD leads: Final Report.
    Speaker: JA Cairns (Vancouver,CA)

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  • Title: A prospective 12-year Registry of silicone-polyurethane copolymer-coated ICD leads: Final Report - Discussion.
    Speaker: A Rao (Liverpool,GB)

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  • Title: AF-FICIENT I Trial - Discussion.
    Speaker: P Sommer (Bad Oeynhausen,DE)

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  • Title: Axillary vein puncture guided by ultrasound versus cephalic vein dissection in pacemaker and defibrillator implant: a multicenter randomized clinical trial.
    Speaker: A Tagliari (Porto Alegre,BR)

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  • Title: Effect of sacubitril/valsartan on left ventricular ejection fraction and potential impact on ICD implant rates for primary prevention of sudden cardiac death: the SAVE-ICD study.
    Speaker: F Guerra (Ancona,IT)

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  • Title: Gain in CRT Efficacy with Dynamic Electrical Optimization: Real World Effect of SyncAV on Heart Failure Hospitalizations.
    Speaker: N Varma (Cleveland,US)

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  • Title: Hypnosis versus placebo during atrial flutter ablation: the PAINLESS Study. A randomized controlled trial.
    Speaker: R Garcia (Poitiers,FR)

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  • Title: Impact pilot study: improving oesophageal protection during catheter ablation for AF. A double-blind randomized controlled trial.
    Speaker: M Gallagher (London,GB)

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  • Title: Redefining response to CRT: Insights from the REVERSE trial.
    Speaker: MR Gold (Charleston,US)

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Industry Essentials

Title Industry
A legacy of differentiated innovation in cardiac ablation Medtronic
An innovative cardiac imaging and mapping system based on dielectric sensing; clinical experience and future outlook Philips EPD
Cardiac device therapy for heart failure: the future is here Medtronic
From His-bundle to leadless pacing: the future is here Medtronic
High Density mapping and Local Impedance in an AF procedure Boston Scientific
LOCALIZE Trial: The power of Local Impedance Boston Scientific
Recent developments in risk stratification and early AF detection for the improved prevention of stroke and systemic embolic events Daiichi Sankyo Europe
Remote monitoring of cardiac device patients in the COVID-19 era Medtronic
SCD Prevention in 2020 - Minimum Risk for Maximum Benefit Boston Scientific

The next level of ultra-HD mapping and ablation: The power of Local Impedance

Boston Scientific

The state-of-the-art lead extraction program

Philips

Live in the box

Case demonstrations of cardiac interventions

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  • Title: Epicardial ablation of a Brugada patient.
    Presenter: C Pappone (San Donato Milanese,IT)

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  • Title: Ultra-low temperature Cryoablation for AF.
    Presenter: T De Potter (Aalst,BE)

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Publications

Interact and exchange with the authors using the feature "Ask a question" which will direct your question automatically to the author. Please note the most recent presentations are displayed at the top of the list.

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  • Title: Wireless ECG embedded in a necklace enables reliable detection of atrial fibrillation
    Presenter: OE Santala (Kuopio,FI)
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  • Title: Impact of re-definition of paroxysmal and persistent atrial fibrillation in the 2012 and 2016 ESC atrial fibrillation guidelines on outcomes after cryoballoon pulmonary vein
    Presenter: K Weinmann (Ulm,DE)
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  • Title: Cardiac contractility modulation in patients with chronic heart failure and atrial fibrillation: 6 months of follow-up
    Presenter: O Sapelnikov (Moscow,RU)
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  • Title: Subthreshold delayed afterdepolarizations form a substrate for conduction block in the infarcted heart
    Presenter: F Campos (London,GB)
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  • Title: Single procedure pace and ablate. evaluation of efficacy and safety comparing three different vascular routes
    Presenter: M Abbas (Darlington,GB)
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  • Title: Similar rate of thermal esophageal lesions are found in patients alternatively assigned to high power short duration (70W, 8s) vs. lesion index guided (35W) ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Presenter: M Brunelli (Magdeburg,DE)
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  • Title: Second-generation visually guided laser balloon ablation system for pulmonary vein isolation: Learning curve, safety and efficacy: The MERLIN registry
    Presenter: CH Heeger (Luebeck,DE)
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  • Title: Risk of stroke and mortality in patients with atrial fibrillation and insulin dependent versus non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus.
    Presenter: O Barrett (Omer,IL)
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  • Title: Reverse remodeling after cardiac resynchronization therapy is associated with improvement of contractile asymmetry in the area of left ventricular lead position
    Presenter: T Zaremba (Gistrup,DK)
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  • Title: Reproducibility and predictive value of a simple novel method to measure pulmonary vein activity in persistent atrial fibrillation FARS AF CL study
    Presenter: F Spera (Rome,IT)
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EHRA Essentials - Abstract supplement

EHRA Essentials - Abstract supplement

More than 380 abstracts covering a wide range of topics within your specialty gathered in the abstract supplement of EP Europace, Impact Factor 2018 (5.047)

New EHRA Consensus document

New EHRA Consensus document

Risk assessment in cardiac arrhythmias: use the right tool for the right outcome, in the right population

This expert consensus statement of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society (APHRS), and the Latin American Heart Rhythm Society (LAHRS) provides physicians with practical proposals that may lead to improvement of patient care.

  Read the article  Access the presentations

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EHRA – Online Speed Mentoring 2020

The first edition of the EHRA Online Speed Mentoring was held on 23 & 25 June 2020.

EHRA Young EPs who have applied and been selected for the annual EHRA Speed Mentoring, met virtually renowned experts for about 30 minutes to discuss career and/or ongoing research. EHRA is here to support you - watch this space more mentoring opportunities and testimonials.

 

Mentors on Tuesday 23 June 2020
Helmut Puererfellner Afzal Sohaib Jan Steffel

 

Mentors on Thursday 25 June 2020
John Camm Maxim Didenko David Duncker Jedrzej Kosiuk
 

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