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My AF Ablation Was a Great Success! Really? How Should We Measure Success?
What is most relevant to determining AF ablation success? Whether that is AF burden, first recurrence, symptom burden or quality of life - it is important to create an organizational strategy to help define success and create goals for improved care of the AF patient.
Learning Objectives
  • Compare various methods of determining success of AF ablation and levels of impact to the health system.
  • Explore how patient quality of life and engagement in lifestyle modification impacts your practice.
  • Describe how healthcare utilization translates down from an administrative level to provider and patient level.
Session Chair(s)
Paul Varosy, MD
Christian de Chillou, MD, PhD
AF Burden, 1st Recurrence, Standard Monitoring, Symptoms: What is Most Relevant?
Presenter(s)Dennis H. Lau, MBBS, PhD

Healthcare Utilization: Does it Matter to Clinicians & Patients or is it Just an Accounting Number?
Presenter(s)John D. Day, MD

QOL & Other Patient outcomes with Lifestyle Modification
Presenter(s)Elena Arbelo, MD, MSci, PhD

Mortality and/or Mobidity: Does it Matter? Is It Too High A Bar?
Presenter(s)Samuel J. Asirvatham, MD
Dennis Lau:
  • Biotronik (Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting Fee)
  • Abbott (Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting Fee)
  • Medtronic (Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting Fee)
  • MicroPort Scientific Corporation (Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting Fee)
John Day:
  • Abbott (Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting Fee)
  • Boston Scientific (Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting Fee)
Elena Arbelo:
  • Biosense Webster, Inc. (Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting Fee)
Samuel Asirvatham:
  • St. Jude Medical (Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting Fee)
  • Medtronic (Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting Fee)
  • Biotronik (Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting Fee)
  • Boston Scientific (Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting Fee)
  • Biosig Technologies, Inc. (Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting Fee)

To view all Heart Rhythm 2023 Faculty Disclosures, please click here.
Education Framework
AFib and Flutter
Catheter Ablation - AF
Surgical Ablation - AF
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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