AF Innovations

AF Innovations 2012 Conference Highlights

The 2nd AF Innovations: Insights from the Experts featured live case demonstrations and educational forums that illustrated optimal approaches, including case selection, treatment strategies and managing complications. The event included interactive sessions designed to enhance the overall clinical knowledge of the electrophysiology community.

Live Cases Featured

Lase Ballon AblationLaser Balloon Ablation of Paroxysmal AF
Massachusetts General Hospital

Renal Sympathetic Denervation
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Deviating the Esophagus in Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
Mount Sinai Medical Center

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Topics Included

  • Isolation of the Pulmonary Veins: Is the Simplest Solution the Best?
  • Examining The Role of Post Isolation Testing and Enhancing Durable Lesion Creation
  • Expanding Approaches from Isolation of Pulmonary Veins to Additional Linear Ablation
  • From CFAEs to Rotors, What is the Difference?
  • Is it Sufficient to Repeat the Past Procedure Only?
  • Adding Additional Linear and Atrial Ablation for Repeat Procedures to Improve Outcomes
  • What Are the Disadvantages to Extensive Ablation
  • How the Surgeons are Ablating AF in 2012
  • The 2012 Nonpharmacologic Studies that Changed My Practice
  • New Antiarrhythmics for Atrial Fibrillation Management
  • My Worst AF Complications: Challenging Case Reviews
  • Ultrasound – An Old Tool with New Applications
  • Renal Sympathetic Denervation for the Treatment of AF
  • Force Sensing Catheters: How to Use the Information to Improve Outcomes
  • The New Anticoagulants in Catheter Ablation
  • Atrial Anatomy and Function after Ablation
  • Surgical Removal of the Appendage
  • Maintaining Cognition and Preventing Asymptomatic Strokes
  • Percutaneous Appendage Closure – Who Are the Candidates?
  • LAA Closure vs. Antithrombotic Therapy
  • Robotics, Will They Make AF Ablation Safer and More Effective?
  • Understanding the Concepts of Irrigated-Tip Catheters and the Use of Newer Multi-Pore Catheters
  • Balloon-Based Technologies
  • Implantable Loop Recorders Post Ablation
  • Esophageal Temperature Monitoring