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Fireside Chat with the Experts - Atrial Fibrillation Ablation in 2020: Who and How?
Description
Prerecorded discussion among three panelists  on how they select patients for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation, how they currently perform ablation, and their thoughts on future technologies. 
Learning Objectives
  • Understand who are the best candidates for atrial fibrillation ablation
  • Understand what patients could potentially benefit the most from catheter ablation
  • Understand the different specific ablation strategies and specific tissue targets for catheter ablation
  • Understand the potential impact of different technologies on atrial fibrillation ablation outcomes
Presenters

Moderator
Luigi Di Biase, MD, PhD, FHRS
Albert Einstein College of Medicine New York, NY

Discussants

Eric N. Prystowsky, MD, FHRS
St.Vincent Hospital and Health Center Indianapolis, IN

Douglas L. Packer, MD, FHRS
Mayo Clinic-St. Mary`s Hospital Rochester, MN

Meleze Hocini, PhD
University Hospital Bordeaux, Electrical and Heart Modeling Institute Bordeaux-Pessac, France




Disclosures

Moderator  

L. Di Biase: Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting Fee - Biosense Webster, Inc.; Stereotaxis, Inc.; Medtronic; Biotronik; Abbott; Boston Scientific; Pfizer, Inc.; Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Discussants

E.N. Prystowsky Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting Fee - CardioNet, Inc.; Medtronic. Stock or Stock Options - Public - Stereotaxis, Inc..   

D.L. Packer:   Research (Contracted Grants for PIs and Named Investigators only) - Abbott; Biosense Webster, Inc.; Boston Scientific; CardioInsight Technologies; CardioFocus, Inc.; Thermedical; St. Jude Medical; Siemens; Medtronic. Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting Fee - Spectrum Dynamics; Abbott; Biosense Webster, Inc.; CardioFocus, Inc.; Johnson and Johnson; Mediasphere Medical; St. Jude Medical; SigNum Preemptive Healthcare, Inc; Thermedical; Biotronik. Royalty Income - St. Jude Medical. Travel/Entertainment - Abbott; Biotronik; Abbott; Medtronic.  

M. Hocini:  Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting Fee - Biosense Webster, Inc.; Medtronic.

Planners/Staff  
F. Kusumoto
:  Nothing to disclose
T. Gregory:   
Nothing to disclose
A. Araia
:  Nothing to disclose
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered: No Credit Offered
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