Agenda

Surgical Concomitant AF (Day 1)

08h30

Importance of treating AF in cardiac surgery and the impact on stroke and Heart Failure

Andreu Porta-Sánchez, MD – Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain

09h00

Clinical evidence on surgical ablation

James Cox, MD – Northwestern University Medical Center, Chicago, USA

09h30

Anatomical considerations of AF Management

Andrew Cook, MD – UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science, London, UK

10h00

The Heart-Team approach for AF decision making rationale

Mark La Meir, MD – University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium

10h30 - Break
11h00

Procedural video: best practices for MAZE IV ablations

Eduard Quintana, MD – Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain

11h15

Procedural video: Minimal Invasive AF ablation options

Stefano Benussi, MD – University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy

11h30

Case-based learning session: Optimal indications for surgical ablation

Andreu Porta-Sánchez, MD – Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain

James Cox, MD – Northwestern University Medical Center, Chicago, USA

Andrew Cook, MD – UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science, London, UK

Mark La Meir, MD – University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium

Eduard Quintana, MD – Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain

Stefano Benussi, MD – University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy

Hybrid AF Therapies (Day 1)

13h30

The global pandemic of AF: How to adress the problem

Barbara Casadei, MD – John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals

14h00

Current options for AF ablation and best patient selection

Kevin Makati, MD – Tampa Cardiac Specialists, Florida, USA

14h30

Evidence and outcomes of Totally Thoracoscopic ablation

Nicolas Doll, MD – Schüchtermann Klinik, Bad Rothenfelde, Germany

14h55

Advanced techniques for TT ablation

Bart van Putte, MD – St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands

15h10

Hybrid arrhythmia treatment for IST

Mark La Meir, MD – University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium

15h30 - Break
16h00

Procedural video: best practices and risk mitigation for Hybrid AF Convergent

Christoph Starck, MD – German Heart Center Berlin, Germany

16h30

Case-based learning session: Patient selection for complex AF cases

Moderator: Randall Lee, MD – University of California, San Francisco, USA

Mark La Meir, MD – University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium

Barbara Casadei, MD – John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals

Kevin Makati, MD – Tampa Cardiac Specialists, Florida, USA

Nicolas Doll, MD – Schüchtermann Klinik, Bad Rothenfelde, Germany

Bart van Putte, MD – St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands

Christoph Starck, MD – German Heart Center Berlin, Germany

17h30 - Finish

LAA Management (Day 2)

09h00

Stroke and the importance of the LAA: Insights from a Cardio-Neuro Team

David Rose, MD – University of South Florida, Department of Neurology, Tampa Florida, USA

09h30

Role of the LAA in Rhythm control

Lucas Boersma, MD – St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands

10h00

Beyond the initial evidence of LAAOS 3

Richard Whitlock, MD – McMaster University Medical School, Hamilton, Canada

10h30

Current options for standalone LAA Management

Piotr Suwalski, MD – Central Teaching Hospital of the Ministry of the Interior, Warsaw, Poland

11h00 - Break
11h30

Procedural videos: excluding the LAA

Timo Weimar, MD – Cardiac Surgeon, Stuttgart, Germany

Daniel Pereda, MD – Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain

12h00

Case-based learning session: Managing the LAA and patient follow-up

David Rose, MD – University of South Florida, Department of Neurology, Tampa Florida, USA

Lucas Boersma, MD – St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands

Richard Whitlock, MD – McMaster University Medical School, Hamilton, Canada

Piotr Suwalski, MD – Central Teaching Hospital of the Ministry of the Interior, Warsaw, Poland

Timo Weimar, MD – Cardiac Surgeon, Stuttgart, Germany

Daniel Pereda, MD – Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain

13h00 - Finish