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Are NOACs safe in AF Ablation?

EHRA webinar

31/03/2017 18:00 31/03/2017 19:00 Europe/Paris Are NOACs safe in AF Ablation?

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European Heart Rhythm Association DD/MM/YYYY
Stroke Prevention
Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
Arrhythmias and Device Therapy

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Learning Objectives

  • To clarify the current knowledge about the efficacy and safety of NOACs compared to other anticoagulation strategies (enoxaparine bridging, uninterrupted AVK) for AF ablation.
  • To learn how to monitor anticoagulation when using NOACs during AF ablation.
  • To be able to manage tamponade and bleeding during AF ablation: differences between NOACs vs VKA and potential use of reversal agents.

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schilling_richard-2015.jpgProfessor Richard Schilling
Dept. Of Cardiology
Barts and The London Nhs Trust
United Kingdom


de chillou_christian-2015.jpgProfessor Christian De Chillou
Departement de Cardiologie
Institut Lorrain du Coeur et des Vaisseaux
CHU de Nancy


merino-jose-2015.jpgProfessor Jose Luis Merino

Unidad Electrofisiologia Cardiaca Robotizada
Hospital Universitario La Paz


Session information

This webinar addresses EHRA members and cardiologists working in the field of arrhythmias.

During the webinar, you will be able to send your questions by chat and interact with our key opinion leaders who will provide feedback live.

Technical settings

The webinar is available on PC and Tablets. The use of a smartphone is not recommended. For the best viewing experience, a high-speed Internet connection is required (minimum 2 Mbps).

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