AF Innovations

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AF Innovations stresses in-depth illustrative instruction that focuses on technical tips and optimal approaches in patient selection, procedural strategies and post procedural care. The engaging formats have been developed to increase clinical proficiency and facilitate improved clinical decision making approaches.

Over the course of the 2012 conference, a wide range of topics were covered with an open airing of perspectives facilitated by presentations and panel conversations between global authorities and attendees.

AF Innovations focused on optimal techniques and technologies, case selection, and complications. Live cases, interactive presentations, panel discussions and debates addressed the following topics among others:

The final agenda for the 2013 AF Innovations Conference, which will have a heavy focus towards challenging Live Case Presentations, will be available shortly. 

  • Optimal Ablation Approaches for Paroxysmal AF
  • Permanent Pulmonary Vein Isolation for Persistent AF
  • Post Isolation Testing and Enhancing Durable Lesion Creation
  • How the Surgeons are Ablating AF in 2012
  • Break-Through Studies that Changed Clinical Practice
  • Top Innovations in Clinical EP: A Year in Review
  • The Role of New Anticoagulants Pre, Peri, and Post Ablation
  • AF Ablation in 2020: What will the future Hold?  
  • 3D Mapping and Robotic Navigation
  • MRI for Real-Time Ablation Guidance
  • Ultrasound: An Old Tool with New Applications
  • Stroke Prevention Post AF Ablation
  • Atrial Anatomy & Function after Ablation
  • Surgical Removal of the Appendage
  • Percutaneous Appendage Closure
  • LAA Closure vs. Antithrombotic Therapy
  • Irrigated-Tip & Newer Multi-Pore Catheters
  • Avoiding & Overcoming Complications  
  • Implantable Loop Recorders Post Ablation
  • Esophageal Temperature Monitoring
  • Force Sensing Catheters
  • Advances in Drug Therapy