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Title: Atrial Fibrillation as a Presenting Symptom of Cardiac Sarcoid
Title: Does Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion by an Epicardial Clipinfluence Left Atrial Hemodynamics? Pilot Results of Invasive Intra-Cardiac Measurements
Title: High Power Ultra Short Duration Ablation with HD Grid Improves Freedom from Atrial Fibrillation and Redo Procedures Compared to Circular Mapping Catheter
Title: Extreme Obesity is Associated with Low Success Rate of Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation
Credits: Toshimasa Okabe, MD, Benjamin Buck, MD, Samuel A. Hayes MD, Thura T.Harfi MD, MPH, Muhammad R. Afzal, MD, Jaret Tyler, MD, Mahmoud Houmsse, MD, Steven J. Kalbfleisch, MD, Raul Weiss, MD, John D. Hummel, MD, Ralph S. Augostini, MD, Emile G. Daoud, MD
Title: Thromboembolic Outcomes of Different Anticoagulation Strategies for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation in the Setting of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A Systematic Review
Title: Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Training in Surgical Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation
Title: The Impact of Repeated Cardioversions for Atrial Fibrillation on Stroke, Hospitalizations, and Catheter Ablation Outcomes
Title: Incidence of Atrial Fibrosis in Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation Patients and its Impact on Recurrence after Pulmonary Vein Antral Isolation
Title: Successful Denovo Implantation and Explanation of an Old Malfunctioning Micratm Leadless Pacemaker
Title: Surgical Closure of the Left Atrial Appendage: The Past, The Present, The Future
Title: Natural History of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Implanted at or after the Age of 70 years in a Veteran Population: A Single Center Study
Credits: Tarek Ajam, MD Vikas Kalra, MD Changyu Shen, PhD Xiaochen Li MS Sandeep Gautam, MD Thomas Kambur, MD Mamta Barmeda, BSc Kyle W. Yancey, MD Samer Ajam, MD Jason Garlie, MD John M. Miller, MD Rahul Jain, MD, MPH
Title: Atrial Fibrillation is Associated with Increased Pacemaker Implantation Rates in the Placement of AoRTic TraNscathetER Valve (PARTNER) Trial
Credits: Angelo B. Biviano, MD, Tamim Nazif, MD, Jose Dizon, MD, Hasan Garan, MD, Mark Abrams, MD, Jessica Fleitman, MD, Dua Hassan, MD, Samir Kapadia, MD, Vasilis Babaliaros, MDc, Ke Xu, PhD, Josep Rodes-Cabau, MD, Wilson Y. Szeto, MD, William F. Fearon, MD, Danny Dvir, MD, Todd Dewey, MD, Mathew Williams, MD, Steven Kindsvater, MD, Michael J. Mack, MD, John G. Webb, MD, D. Craig Miller, MD, Craig R. Smith, MD, Martin B. Leon, MD Susheel Kodali, MD
Title: Reducing the risk of stroke in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation with direct oral anticoagulants. Is one of these not like the others?
Title: Percutaneous Vacuum-assisted Thrombectomy Device Used for Removal of Large Vegetations on Infected Pacemaker and Defibrillator Leads as an Adjunct to Lead Extraction
Title: Emergency covered stent implantation for rupture of a pulmonary vein after balloon angioplasty for postinterventional pulmonary vein stenosis
Title: Sotalol versus Amiodarone in Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Title: My Patient Taking A Novel Oral Anticoagulant Presents With Major GI Bleeding
Title: Conjoined Inferior Pulmonary Veins during Pulmonary Vein Isolation: Prevalence and Novel Approach for Pulmonary Vein Isolation with Cryoballoon
Title: Better Lesion Creation and Assessment During Catheter Ablation
Title: Optimization of Stroke Prophylaxis Strategies in Nonvalvular AF –Drugs, Devices or Both?
Title: Non-Invasive Estimation of Left Atrial Dominant Frequency in Atrial Fibrillation from Different Electrode Sites: Insight from Body Surface Potential Mapping
Title: Evaluation of Patients with Early Repolarization Syndrome
Credits: Saagar Mahida MBChB, Frederic Sacher, MD, Benjamin Berte, MD, Seigo Yamashita, MD, PhD, Han Lim, MBBS, PhD, Nicolas Derval, MD, Arnaud Denis, MD, Ashok Shah, MD, Sana Amraoui, MD, Meleze Hocini, MD, Pierre Jais, MD, Michel Haissaguerre, MD.
Title: Catheter Ablation without Fluoroscopy: Current Techniques and Future Direction
Title: New Technologies in Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
Title: Safety and Efficacy of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation in Young Patients
Title: Left atrial thrombosis despite Dabigatran therapy
Title: Thinking outside the Box: Rotor Modulation in the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Title: Relationship of Ostial Pulmonary Vein Scar with Reduction in Pulmonary Vein Size after Radiofrequency Ablation for the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation: An Observational Cohort Study
Title: Left Atrial Anatomy in Patients Undergoing Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation
Title: Should Physicians Continue to Recommend Fish Oil for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation?
Title: Effect of Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Supplementation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Title: Demographic characteristics and patterns of medication in atrial fibrillation patients in South-West Ontario: insights from a large primary care database.
Title: Role of Echocardiography in Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
Title: Septic Shock due to Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator Related Infection
Title: Gender and Racial Characteristics of Patients Referred to a Tertiary Atrial Fibrillation Center
Credits: Pamela K. Mason, MD, Liza Moorman, RN, ACNP-BC, Douglas E. Lake, PhD, J. Michael Mangrum, MD, John P. DiMarco, MD, PhD, John D. Ferguson, MBChB, MD, Srijoy Mahapatra, MD, Kenneth C. Bilchick, MD, David Wiggins, BS, RN, J. Paul Mounsey, MD, PhD, J. Randall Moorman, MD
Title: Atrial Fibrillation Susceptibility Alleles on Chromosome 4q25 Modulate Response to Catheter Ablation
Credits: Dawood Darbar MBChB, MD, FACC
Title: Cardiac Image Registration: Rotational Error Correction and Gated Stabilization for Cardiac Motion
Credits: Jasbir S. Sra, MD, Elisabeth Soubelet, PhD, Regis Vaillant, PhD, David Krum, MS, John Hare, BS, Barry Belanger, PhD, Indrajit Choudhuri, MD, Anwer Dhal, MD, Vikram Nangia, MD, M. Eyman Mortada, MD, Atul Bhatia, MD, Zalmen Blanck, MD, Ryan Cooley, MD, Masood Akhtar, MD
Title: Atrial Fibrillation in Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy - Antiarrhythmics, ablation and more!
Title: Pulmonary Vein Isolation using a High Density Mesh Ablator Catheter: incorporation of three-dimensional navigation and mapping
Credits: Dr Jiun Tuan, MBChB, MRCP, Dr Mohamed Jeilan, MBChB, MRCP, Dr Faizel Osman, MBChB, MD, MRCP, Dr Suman Kundu, MBChB, MRCP, Dr Rajkumar Mantravadi, MBBS, PhD MRCP, Dr Peter J Stafford, MBChB, MD, FRCP, Dr G André Ng, MBChB, PhD, FRCP(Glasg), FRCP(London)
Title: Presence of left atrial appendage thrombus in patients presenting for left atrial ablation of atrial fibrillation despite pre-operative anticoagulation.
Title: Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation in patients with obesity
Title: Sinus Node Dysfunction in Atrial Fibrillation: Cause or Effect?
Affiliation: Dr A H Abdelhafiz is a consultant geriatrician and lead of geriatric department at Rotherham General Hospital, Uk. He is also an honorary senior clinical lecturer at Sheffield University, Uk. He has interest and several publications in the feild of anticoagulation of atrial fibrillation in older people.
Affiliation: Consultant Stroke, Geriatrics and General Internal Medicine. Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer and Department Research Lead Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation NHS Trust and University of Sheffield, UK. Main research interests include health economics, effects of aerobic exercise after stroke, and rehabilitation devices in stroke and geriatrics.
Affiliation: David Turpie MbChB MRCP(UK) BSc is a Cardiology Senior trainee at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. He is a graduate of the University of Aberdeen (MbChB) and the University of Strathclyde (BSc). He is specialising in Interventional Cardiology.
Affiliation: Cardiac Electrophysiologist at Hospital Virgen de la Salud, Toledo, Spain. MBChB in 2007, University of Leicester Medical School, UK. Specialist training in Cardiology in 2014 and Fellow in Cardiac Electrophysiology in 2015 at the Cardiac Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Unit, Hospital Virgen de la Salud, Toledo, Spain.
Affiliation: Dr. John Clark from Akron Children’s Hospital is an Associate Professor of Medicine at North Eastern Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio. He is a pediatric cardiac electrophysiologist and the director of the pediatric arrhythmia center at Akron Children’s Hospital. He has more than 15 years of work experience in pediatric electrophysiology. Dr. Clark is among the first in the world to perform a fluoroless ablation and he continues to advocate for a zero fluoroscopy approach, having completed more than 500 pediatric ablations without the use of fluoroscopy. His research interests encompass innovative advances and strategies related to zero fluoroscopy ablations including procedures in complex congenital heart patients and pregnancy.
Affiliation: Division of Cardiology, Section for Cardiac Electrophysiology
Affiliation: John Somberg is currently a Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology at Rush University in Chicago. He also serves as Chief the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and the Director of the Masters in Clinical Research Program at Rush University. Dr. Somberg is the Editor of the American Therapeutics and has served for 14 years on the Circulatory Device Advisory Panel with the FDA. Dr. Somberg completed a cardiology fellowship at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Harvard Medical School, ran the Cardiac Arrhythmia Service at Albert Einstein and was the Chief of Cardiology at the Chicago Medical School prior to his current position. His areas of specialization are anti-arrhythmic pharmacology and drug and device development.
Affiliation: He is an IBHRE certified cardiac device specialist and a University Research Lecturer and British Heart Foundation Intermediate Fellow at the University of Oxford, UK. In addition to clinical research, he runs a basic science research program into the autonomic control of cardiac excitability and arrhythmias supported by the British Heart Foundation.
Affiliation: Rayaz Malik is a Professor of Medicine and Consultant Physician in the Centre for Endocrinology & Diabetes, Manchester Royal Infirmary and University of Manchester. He obtained his BSc., MSc., and MB ChB from the University of Aberdeen and his PhD from the University of Manchester. He is an expert in the pathogenesis, assessment and treatment of diabetic neuropathy and cardiomyopathy and has published and presented extensively on this. He was the immediate past Chairman of Neurodiab, the diabetic neuropathy study group of the EASD.
Affiliation: HôpitalCardiologique du Haut-Lévêque and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
Affiliation: Pawel T. Matusik, M.D., Ph.D., has special medical and scientific interests in electrocardiology, geriatrics and basic sciences in cardiovascular medicine. He is a member of the European Society of Cardiology, European Heart Rhythm Association and "Club 30" of the Polish Cardiac Society.
Affiliation: University of Technology, Sydney: Centre for Cardiovascular & Chronic Care. Registered Nurse, Lecturer: Faculty of Health, UTS. PhD Candidate. Member of the American Heart Association and Affiliate Member; Cardiac Society of Australia & New Zealand. Study Coordinator of the AFASTER Study (Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Thromboprophylaxis in Heart Failure) at St Vincents Hospital, Sydney, Australia. Research Interests: Stroke Risk Stratification, Patient Centered Care, Adherence, Frailty.
Affiliation: Dr. Gilutz Harel received his M.D. degrees from Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel at 1980. He was appointed as a director of the intensive coronary cardiac care unit at 1995 at the Soroka University Medical Center, a 1000-bed tertiary care and university hospital, affiliated with the Ben-Gurion University. At 1996-97 he was a visiting professor at the cardiovascular division at Stanford University where he had training in IVUS (Paul Yock) and passively participated in the research group of John Cook).
Affiliation: Dr. Fontaine is Professor of Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine and Director of the Arrhythmia Services. He attained an M.B.A. in the specialty of Healthcare management from the Lebow College of Business and is a life-time member of Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society (Summa cum Laude). He served on the Clinical Trials Review Committee and the Electrical Signaling and Ion transport and Arrhythmia study section at the NIH; and also holds ad hoc positions on the editorial board of several journals and is a manuscript reviewer for several peer-review journals. Among his professional interests are cardiac resynchronization therapy, risk stratification of patients for sudden cardiac arrest and the evaluation and management of patients with syncope. He is active in the performance of device implantation and complex ablation procedures.
Affiliation: Dr. Salvatore Rosanio joined the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC), Fort Worth, TX in December 2012 as Professor of Medicine and as Attending Cardiologist at John Peter Smith Hospital and Columbia Plaza Medical Center in Fort Worth, TX. Dr. Rosanio has authored and co-authored significant research contributions in the fields of stress echocardiography, invasive cardiology, electrophysiology and cardiac pacing published by the top journals in the field, such as Circulation, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, JAMA and the New England Journal of Medicine.
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