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Title: Does Left Atrial Appendage Closure Reduce Mortality? A Vital Status Analysis of the Randomized PROTECT AF and PREVAIL Clinical Trials

Credits: William Whang, MD, David R. Holmes, MD, Marc A. Miller, MD, Marie-Noelle Langan, MD, Subbarao Choudry, MD, Aamir Sofi, MD, Jacob S. Koruth, MD, Srinivas R. Dukkipati, MD, Vivek Y. Reddy, MD

Title: Successful Percutaneous Closure of Traumatic Right Ventricular Free Wall Rupture Using Amplatzer Vascular Plug Devices

Credits: Tawseef Dar MD, Bharath Yarlagadda MD, Prasad Gunasekaran MD, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy MD, FACC, FHRS, Mark A. Wiley MD, FACC, FSCAI

Title: Acute Pulmonary Vein Reconnection After Ablation using Contact-Force Sensing Catheters: Incidence, Timing, and Ablation Lesion Characteristics

Credits: Muhammad Balouch MD, Dong Juang MD, Bhradeev Sivasambu MD, Rizma J. Bajwa MD, Tarek Zghaib MD, Jonathan Chrispin MD, Ronald D. Berger MD, PhD, Hiroshi Ashikaga MD, PhD, Hugh Calkins MD, Joseph E. Marine MD, and David D. Spragg MD

Title: Does Left Atrial Appendage Closure Reduce Mortality? A Vital Status Analysis of the Randomized PROTECT AF and PREVAIL Clinical Trials

Credits: William Whang, MD, David R. Holmes, MD, Marc A. Miller, MD, Marie-Noelle Langan, MD, Subbarao Choudry, MD, Aamir Sofi, MD, Jacob S. Koruth, MD, Srinivas R. Dukkipati, MD, Vivek Y. Reddy, MD

Title: Recent Trends in Oral Anticoagulant Use and Post-Discharge Complications Among Atrial Fibrillation Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction

Credits: Amartya Kundu MD a, Kevin O Day MD b, Darleen M. Lessard MS c, Joel M. Gore MD a, Steven A. Lubitz MD d, Hong Yu PhD c, Mohammed W. Akhter MD a, Daniel Z. Fisher MD a, Robert M. Hayward Jr. MD a, Nils Henninger MD e, Jane S. Saczynski PhD f , Allan J. Walkey MD ScM g , Alok Kapoor MD b , Jorge Yarzebski MD MPH c , Robert J. Goldberg PhD c , David D. McManus MD ScM a


Credits: David A. Hoffman

Title: Ablation of Complex Fractionated Electrograms Improves Outcome in Very Long Standing Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

Credits: Claire Martin, James Curtain: Parag Gajendragadkar, David Begley, Simon Fynn, Andrew Grace, Patrick Heck, Munmohan Virdee, Sharad Agarwal

Title: Laser catheter ablation of long- lasting persistent atrial fibrillation: Long term results

Credits: Helmut Weber, MD, Michaela Sagerer-Gerhardt, MD, Armin Heinze, Dipl. Ing. (FH)

Title: Use of Acoustic Cardiography Immediately Following Electrical Cardioversion to Predict Relapse of Atrial Fibrillation

Credits: Paul Erne, MD, Therese J Resink, PhD, Andrea Mueller, MD, Michael Coslovsky, PhD, Richard Kobza, MD, David Conen, MD, Peter Bauer, PhD, Patricia Arand, PhD.

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: Validation of the HAS-BLED tool in atrial fibrillation patients receiving rivaroxaban

Credits: Gorman EW, Perkel D, Dennis D, Yates J, Heidel RE, Wortham D

Title: Pulmonary vein remodeling following atrial fibrillation ablation: Implications for the radiographic diagnosis of pulmonary vein stenosis

Credits: Faisal M. Merchant, Mathew R. Levy, Shahriar Iravanian, Ramal M. Weragoda, Edward C. Clermont, Heval M. Kelli, Robert L. Eisner, David Vadnais, Mikhael F. El-Chami, Angel R. Leon, David B. Delurgio

Title: Esophageal Temperature Monitoring During Radiofrequency Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: A Meta-Analysis

Credits: Ketan Koranne MD, Indranill Basu-Ray MD, Valay Parikh MD, Mark Pollet MD, Suwei Wang PhD, Nilesh Mathuria MD, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy MD, Jie Cheng MD PhD

Title: Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: is Electrical Isolation of the Pulmonary Veins a Must?

Credits: Bart Maesen, Ines Van Loo, Laurent Pison, Mark La Meir

Title: Influence of novel electrocardiographic features of provocable Brugada ECG in arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy and its exclusion by lead aVR

Credits: Stefan Peters

Title: Symptom/rhythm correlation with patient owned device: Insights into practice and challenges

Credits: Mohammed Shurrab, Anatoly Langer, Eugene Crystal, David Newman

Title: Hyperacute And Chronic Changes In Cerebral Magnetic Resonance Images After PVAC, nMARQ And Epicardial Thoracoscopic Surgical Ablation For Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation

Credits: Neil Barlow, Emma Owens, David Sallomi, Neil Sulke

Title: The Wearable Cardioverter/Defibrillator toy or tool?

Credits: David Duncker, Christian Veltmann

Title: A Case of Wide Complex Tachycardia in a Patient with a Biventricular Assist Device

Credits: Abrams, Mark P., Whang, William, Iyer, Vivek, Garan, Hasan, Biviano, Angelo

Title: Atrial Fibrillation and Dementia/Cognitive Decline

Credits: Anand D Shah, Faisal M Merchant, David B Delurgio

Title: Pre-Implant Assessment for Optimal LV Lead Placement in CRT: ECG, Echo, or MRI?

Credits: Matthew J. Singleton, David D. Spragg.

Title: Outcomes of Cryoballoon Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: A Comprehensive Review

Credits: Arash Aryana, Mark R. Bowers, Padraig Gearoid ONeill.

Title: 3D Intracardiac Echocardiography/CartoSound Imaging of Esophagus Guided Left Atrial Posterior Wall Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation

Credits: Jian-Fang Ren, MD, David J Callans, MD, Francis E. Marchlinski, MD, Jeffrey A. Stiffler, BA, Mouhannad Sadek, MD, Gregory E. Supple, MD

Title: Cryptogenic stroke and role of loop recorder

Credits: Jordi Prez-Rodon, MD, Jaume Francisco-Pascual, MD, Nuria Rivas-Gndara, MD, Ivo Roca-Luque, MD, Gabriel Acosta-Vlez, MD, Neus Bellera, MD, PhD, David Garca-Dorado, MD, PhD, ngel Moya-Mitjans, MD, PhD

Title: A difficult case of left atrial flutter

Credits: Reinder Evertz MD, Juan Acosta MD, David Andreu M.Sc, Josep Brugada MD, PhD, Lluis Mont MD, PhD


Credits: J. Thomas Heywood, M.D., F.A.C.C., Srikanth Seethala, MD, Tariq Khan, M.D., Allen Johnson M.D., F.A.C.C., Michael Smith, M.D., David Rubenson, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Title: Mechanisms and Management of Thrombo-Embolism in Atrial Fibrillation

Credits: Francesco Violi, Daniele Pastori, Pasquale Pignatelli


Credits: Junaid A. B. Zaman, MD, Amir Schricker, MD, Gautam G. Lalani, MD, Tina Baykaner, MD, David E. Krummen, MD, Sanjiv M. Narayan, MD, PhD

Title: Atrial fibrillation in heart failure: new directions in diagnosis, risk assessment and risk reduction.

Credits: Dr Richard Till, Prof artin Cowie

Title: Atraumatic lung hernia: A rare complication of minimally invasive surgical atrial fibrillation ablation

Credits: Narendra kumar,MD, Laurent Pison, MD, Mark la Meir, MD, PhD, Harry Crijns , MD, PhD, Jos Maessen, MD, PhD

Title: Testing of box lesion by adenosine

Credits: Narendra kumar,MD, Laurent Pison, MD, Mark la Meir, MD, PhD, Harry Crijns , MD, PhD, Jos Maessen, MD, PhD

Title: The Role of Renin Angiotensin System in Atrial Fibrillation

Credits: Girish M. Nair, Pablo B. Nery, Calum J. Redpath, David H. Birnie

Title: Utility of the pulmonary vein ablation catheter for electrical isolation of a left sided vena cava triggering atrial fibrillation

Credits: David Turpie, Chris Llewellyn, Paul Broadhurst

Title: The Safety of Dabigatran Versus Warfarin in Patients Undergoing Atrial Fibrillation Ablation

Credits: Luis I. Garcia, MD, Kartikya Ahuja, MD, Mark A. Mascarenhas, MD, Anthony Aizer, MD, Neil Bernstein, MD, Scott A. Bernstein, MD, Steve J. Fowler, MD, Douglas S. Holmes, MD, David S. Park, MD, Larry Chinitz, MD

Title: Non-Fluoroscopic Transseptal Catheterization During Electrophysiology Procedures using a Remote Magnetic Navigation System

Credits: Bich Lien Nguyen, MD, PhD, Jose L Merino, MD, Yehoshua Shachar, BS, Alejandro Estrada, MD, David Doiny, MD, Sergio Castrejon, MD, Bruce Marx, BSME, David Johnson, BSEE, Wanda Marfori, MD, Eli S Gang, MD.

Title: Left Atrial Thrombus Despite Anticoagulation: The Importance Of Homocysteine

Credits: Dr. J. David Spence

Title: Comparative Safety and Efficacy of Irrigated Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation versus Combined Cryoballoon and Catheter Ablation for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

Credits: Ioanna Kosmidou, Kyari Sumayin, Thomas Deering, Andrew Wickliffe, Sricharan Kanitpudi, Stephen Prater, Dan Dan

Title: Safety and Efficacy of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation in Young Patients

Credits: Jane Dewire, Sunil Agarwal, Irfan K. Khurram, Joseph E. Marine, Ronald Berger, David Spragg, Hiroshi Ashikaga, John Rickard, Saman Nazarian, Hugh Calkins

Title: Hybrid Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation - where the knife meets the catheter

Credits: Laurent Pison, Mark La Meir, Harry J. Crijns

Title: Can Bi-Atrial Pacing Slow the Progression of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation to Permanent Atrial Fibrillation?

Credits: Raffaele Corbisiero, Kathleen Zazzali DO, David Muller

Title: Why We Should Not Delay Ablation in New Onset Recurrent Atrial Fibrillation

Credits: Paramdeep S Dhillon, PhD, Riyaz Kaba, David E Ward, MD

Title: Left Atrial Fibrosis: Role in Atrial Fibrillation Pathophysiology and Treatment Outcomes

Credits: Dr. David Spragg, MD

Title: Age-dependent Impact of Fluoroscopic Radiation on the Gender of Off-spring: An International Survey of Cardiologists

Credits: Jayasree Pillarisetti MD, Sowjanya Duthuluru MD, Hari Sayana MD, Haley Goucher BA, Akshar Patel BA, Mazda Biria MD, James Vacek MD, Loren Berenbom MD, Sudharani Bommana M.Phil, Jayant Nath MD, Mark Wiley MD, Ajay Nangia MD, Luigi Di Biase MD, Andrea Natale MD, Madhuri Reddy MD, Buddhadeb Dawn, MD, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy MD

Title: Impact of metabolic syndrome on ablation-outcome in patients with atrial fibrillation: A systematic review

Credits: Sanghamitra Mohanty, MD, MS, Luigi Di Biase, MD PhD FHRS, Prasant Mohanty, MBBS, MPH, Pasquale Santangeli, MD, Bai Rong, MD FHRS, Trivedy Chintan, MD MPH, David Burkhardt, MD, Joseph G Gallinghouse, MD, Rodney Horton, MD, Javier E Sanchez, MD, Shane Bailey, MD, Jason Zagrodzky, MD, Andrea Natale, MD, FACC, FESC, FHRS

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

Credits: Thomas H. Hauser, MD, MMSc, MPH, Dana C. Peters PhD, John V. Wylie, MD, Catherine Lau, MD, Mark E. Josephson MD, Warren J. Manning, MD

Title: The prevalence of low left atrial appendage emptying velocity and thrombus in patients undergoing catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation on uninterrupted peri-procedural warfarin therapy

Credits: Neil Herring, Stephen P. Page, Mohammed Ahmed, Melanie R. Burg, Ross J. Hunter, Mark J. Earley, Simon C. Sporton, James D. Newton, Nikant K. Sabharwal, Saul G. Myerson, Yaver Bashir, Tim R Betts, Richard J. Schilling, Kim Rajappan

Title: Left Atrial Anatomy in Patients Undergoing Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation

Credits: David Krum, MS, John Hare, BS, Carol Gilbert, RN, Indrajit Choudhuri, MD, Naoyo Mori, PhD, Jasbir Sra, MD

Title: Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure: Treatment Considerations for a Dual Epidemic

Credits: Parikshit S. Sharma, David J. Callans

Title: Operative Technique and Atrial Tachyarrhythmias after Orthotopic Heart Transplantation

Credits: Srinivasan Sattiraju, Shashank Vats, Balaji Krishnan, Sun K. Kim, Erin Austin, Ilknur Can, Venkatakrishna Tholakanahalli, David G. Benditt, Lin Y. Chen

Title: Emergency Physician Patterns Related to Anticoagulation of Patients with Recent-Onset Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter

Credits: Paraish Misra, MD, Eddy S. Lang, MD, Catherine M. Clement, RN, Robert J. Brison, MD, MPH, Brian H. Rowe, MD, MSc, Bjug Borgundvaag, MD, PhD, Trevor Langhan, MD, Kirk Magee, MD, MSc, Rob Stenstrom, MD, PhD, Jeffrey J. Perry, MD, MSc, David Birnie, MD, George A. Wells, PhD, X. Xue MSc, G. Innes, MD, Ian G. Stiell, MD, MSc

Title: Temporal and Spatial Indices of AF Regularization Predict Intraprocedural AF Termination and Outcome

Credits: Tina Baykaner, MD, David E Krummen, MD, Sanjiv M. Narayan, MD PhD

Title: Treating AF with Cryo Balloon Technology

Credits: David R. Altmann, MD, Sven Knecht, PhD, Christian Sticherling, MD, Peter Ammann, MD, Beat Schaer, MD, Stefan Osswald, MD, Michael Khne, MD

Title: Collateral Damage During Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation Lessons

Credits: David Spragg MD

Title: Adverse Outcomes from Atrial Fibrillation; Mechanisms, Risks, and Insights Learned from Therapeutic Options

Credits: David Spragg MD

Title: Role of Echocardiography in the Management and Prognosis of Atrial Fibrillation.

Credits: David I Silverman, MD, Srilatha R. Ayirala, MD, Warren J Manning, MD

Title: The Relationship between Atrial Fibrillation and Chronic Kidney Disease: Epidemiologic and Pathophysiologic Considerations for a Dual Epidemic

Credits: David D. McManus MD, Jane S. Saczynski PhD, Jeanine A. Ward MD PhD, Khushleen Jaggi MD, Peter Bourrell MD, Chad Darling MD, Robert J. Goldberg PhD

Title: How Alcohol Intake Relates to Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

Credits: Andreas J. Zimmermann, David Conen MD MPH

Title: A Novel Transgenic Mouse Model of Cardiac Hypertrophy and Atrial Fibrillation

Credits: Michael A. Rosenberg MD, Saumya Das MD, PhD, Pablo Quintero Pinzon MD, Ashley C. Knight BA, David E. Sosnovik MD, Patrick T. Ellinor MD, PhD, Anthony Rosenzweig MD

Title: Metformin associated Atrial Fibrillation-A case report

Credits: Hemant Boolani, David Shanberg, Vineela Chikkam, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy

Title: Atrial Fibrillation After Lung Transplantation: Incidence, Predictors and Long-Term Implications

Credits: Santiago Garcia, MD, Mariana Canoniero, MD, Srinivasan Sattiraju, MD, Lin Y. Chen, MD, Wayne Adkisson, MD, Marshall Hertz, MD, David G. Benditt, MD

Title: Septic Shock due to Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator Related Infection

Credits: David Palmer, MBBS, BSc, MRCP, Aleem Khand, MBChB, MRCP, MD

Title: Left Atrial Volume and Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation after Aortic Valve Replacement

Credits: Yeruva Madhu Reddy, MD, Ruby Satpathy, MD, Xuedong Shen, MD, PhD, Mark Holmberg, MD, PhD, Claire Hunter, MD, Aryan Mooss, MD, Dennis Esterbrooks, MD

Title: Atrial Fibrillation after Cardiac Surgery: Benign or Deserving of Prophylaxis

Credits: Stephen Westaby PhD, MS, FETCS, FESC, FACC

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: The Conversion of Paroxysmal or Initial Onset Atrial Fibrillation with Oral Ranolazine: Implications for a New "Pill-In-Pocket" Approach in Structural Heart Disease

Credits: David K. Murdock, MD, James A Reiffel, MD, Jeff Kaliebe, MT, CCRC, German Larrain, MD

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: The Role of Intracardiac Echocardiography in Atrial Fibrillation Ablation

Credits: Elad Anter, MD, Mathew D. Hutchinson, MD, David J. Callans, MD

Title: Management of the Asymptomatic Patient After Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

Credits: David S. Frankel, M.D., Edward P. Gerstenfeld, M.D.

Title: Presence of left atrial appendage thrombus in patients presenting for left atrial ablation of atrial fibrillation despite pre-operative anticoagulation.

Credits: Joseph P. de Bono, Sacha Bull, John Paisey, David Tomlinson, Kim Rajappan, Yaver Bashir, Harald Becher, Timothy R Betts

Title: Left atrial image registration to guide catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: In the eye of the technology

Credits: smar Antonio Centurin MD, PhD, FACC

Title: Extraatrial Disease in Patients with Lone Atrial Fibrillation

Credits: Jason Confino, Daniel Edmundowicz, Joan M. Lacomis, Iclal Ocak, Christopher R. Deible, David Schwartzman

Title: Catheter Ablation for AF: Past, Present, and Future

Credits: David Spragg, Hugh Calkins

Title: Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation in patients with obesity

Credits: John V. Wylie, Jr., MD, Mark E. Josephson, MD

  • Dr .Deering,, MD.

    Affiliation: Dr. Deering is currently the director of the Arrhythmia Center of Piedmont Heart Institute. He also serves as the Chief of the Cardiovascular Centers of Excellence and as Chief Quality officer for Piedmont Heart Institute. He holds the Mark E. Silverman, M.D. Educational Chair. He graduated summa cum laude from the Yale University School of Medicine and completed his medical and cardiac electrophysiology training at Yale and Tufts New England Medical Center. After serving as an assistant clinical professor of medicine at Yale he moved to Atlanta and joined the staff of Piedmont Hospital, where he has practiced since that time

  • Dr. Akhil Parashar, MD.

    Affiliation: He is a physician at the Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Ohio. He graduated with honors from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi India after which he was invited to join as a research fellow in Cardiovascular Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic under the mentorship of Prof.Samir Kapadia. Akhil has authored over 40 scientific manuscripts and research abstracts. He has presented his work in multiple national and international cardiology meetings including the AHA, ACC and TCT.

  • Dr. Bruno Schwagten, MD, PhD.

    Affiliation: Bruno Schwagten graduated as a cardiologist in September 2007. In Oktober 2007, he started his fellowship in clinical Electrophysiology at the Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands under the supervision of Prof. Dr. L. Jordaens. He completed his PhD thesis entitled `Faster, safer and better catheter ablation?` under the auspices of Prof. Dr. L. Jordaens and Dr. T. Szili-Torok. He works as an electrophysiologist at the Middelheim hospital in Antwerp, Belgium. He is trained in working with all common tools used in electrophysiology such as cryotherapy, radiofrequency ablation, CARTO and Ensite systems, but his major expertise is performing electrophysiologic procedures remotely using the Magnetic Navigation System. He is a board member of the nucleus of the Belgium Heart Rhythm Association and faculty of the Society of Cardiac Robotic Navigation.

  • Dr. Claudio Tondo, MD.

    Affiliation: Professor of Cardiology and Director of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Research Center of Centro Cardiologico Monzino- University of Milan. A world recognized leader in the field of electrophysiology, Prof. Claudio Tondo is a dedicated clinician and researcher. He has been Director of the Cardiac Arrhythmia and Heart Failure Research Institute San Camillo-Forlanini Hospital and Co-Director of the Electrophysiology Experimental Laboratory, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy.

  • Dr. David Conen, MD MPH.

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, University Hospital, Petersgraben 4, 4031 Basel, Switzerland

  • Dr. David Delurgio, MD.

    Affiliation: Emory Saint Josephs Hospital welcomes David B. DeLurgio, MD as the new director of Electrophysiology (EP) at the Emory Heart and Vascular Center. DeLurgio joins 17 other physicians with the Emory Heart and Vascular Center and Emory Cardiovascular Specialists in a new shared location at 5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Suite 300. This suite provides a seamless patient care experience by offering a variety of cardiology services that can be managed in this convenient location.

  • Dr. David Duncker, MD.

    Affiliation: David Duncker, Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at Hannover Medical School, Germany. His clinical expertise and research interest are arrhythmias, cardiac implantable electronic devices, sudden cardiac death, cardiomyopathies.

  • Dr. David J. Callans, MD.

    Affiliation: David J. Callans is Associate Director of the Arrhythmia Service at the University of Pennsylvania Health System and Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. He attended college at the University of Chicago and medical school at Johns Hopkins University. His residency and fellowships in cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology were performed at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Callans? research interests include complex ablation and mechanism of ventricular tachycardia.

  • Dr. David Perkel, MD.

    Affiliation: University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN.

  • Dr. David Spragg, MD, FHRS.

    Affiliation: He is a cardiac electrophysiologist at Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Director of Electrophysiology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. His interests include strategies for treating atrial fibrillation, including catheter-based approaches. He is also interested in adjunctive techniques and therapies (including magnetic resonance imaging of the left atrium) to improve AF ablation outcomes.

  • Dr. David Turpie, MbChB, MRCP.

    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.

  • Dr. Deering, MD.

    Affiliation: Dr. Deering is currently the director of the Arrhythmia Center of Piedmont Heart Institute. He also serves as the Chief of the Cardiovascular Centers of Excellence and as Chief Quality officer for Piedmont Heart Institute. He holds the Mark E. Silverman, M.D. Educational Chair. He graduated summa cum laude from the Yale University School of Medicine and completed his medical and cardiac electrophysiology training at Yale and Tufts New England Medical Center. After serving as an assistant clinical professor of medicine at Yale he moved to Atlanta and joined the staff of Piedmont Hospital, where he has practiced since that time

  • Dr. Dominik Linz, MD, PhD.

    Affiliation: Dominik Linz studied medicine at the Universities of Mainz/Germany and Maastricht/The Netherlands. He started his career in cardiac electrophysiology as a member of the Dept. of Physiology in Maastricht with Prof. Schotten and defended his PhD-thesis Experimental Studies on New Therapeutic Approaches in Atrial Fibrillation at Maastricht University. Since 2010, he follows an internship at the Dept. of Cardiology in Homburg/Germany. Main research topics are: Cellular and integrated action of antiarrhythmic drugs, electrophysiological effects of modulators of the autonomic nervous system, and the development of substrates for the perpetuation of atrial fibrillation.

  • Dr. Emanuele Bertaglia, MD.

    Affiliation: He was graduated Medical Doctor at the University of Padua discussing with Prof. Sergio Dalla Volta the thesis Cardiovascular effects of acute and chronic exposure to the high altitude hypoxia. In February 03 1997 he obtained the Diploma of Specialist in Cardiology at the University of Padua. He worked at the Department of Cardiology of the Ospedale Civile of Mirano (Venice), where he was Chief of the Electrophysiology Lab. In this period he acquired a particular competence in the fields of cardiac pacing and electrophysiology, developing clinical and scientific interest in the management of atrial fibrillation. He is working at the Clinica Cardiologica of the University Hospital of Padua as chief of the Interventistic Arrhythmology Unit. He is President of the Regional Council of the Associazione Italiana Aritmologia e Cardiostimolazione.

  • Dr. Frederik H. Verbrugge, MD.

    Affiliation: Dr. Verbrugge graduated as an MD in 2010 at the KU Leuven and Hasselt University (Belgium). He is currently working to obtain his PhD degree at Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg (Genk, Belgium) under the mentorship of Prof. Dr. Wilfried Mullens. His primary research interests concern cardiac resynchronization therapy, hemodynamics, neurohormones and cardio-renal physiology. At his young age, Dr. Verbrugge has contributed over 30 articles to peer-reviewed journals and has written a book chapter in Heart Failure: A companion to Braunwalds heart disease.

  • Dr. Ilpo Nuotio, MD, PhD.

    Affiliation: Associate prof. Nuotio is Head of Acute Internal Medicine Dept. and staff member in the Heart Center of Turku University Hospital. In research he is currently engaged in the FINCV (Finnish Cardioversion) study.

  • Dr. J. David Spence, MD, FRCPC, FAHA, FCAHS.

    Affiliation: Professor of Neurology and Clinical Pharmacology, and Director of the Stroke Prevention & Atherosclerosis Research Centre, Robarts Research Institute, Western University, London, Canada. Professor Spence has devoted his entire career to stroke prevention. His interests include individualized therapy for resistant hypertension and nutrition in stroke prevention (including vitamin therapy to lower homocysteine). He was a co-discoverer of the effect of grapefruit on drug metabolism, and pioneered the measurement of carotid plaque burden by ultrasound for patient management, genetic research and evaluation of new therapies.

  • Dr. Justin Hayase, MD.

    Affiliation: Fellow in Cardiovascular Medicine, UCLA Health System and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

  • Dr. Kamal K. Sethi, MD, DM, FACC, FHRS, FCSI, FISE.

    Affiliation: Prof. Sethi has been President of Cardiology Society of India and Member of Executive Council of Asia Pacific Society of Cardiology. He has been the editor of Indian Heart Journal, and is a member of the editorial board of Journal of Invasive Cardiac Electrophysiology. He has been awarded several national awards and orations. He is a Fellow of American College of Cardiology, Fellow of Cardiological Society of India, Fellow of Heart Rhythm Society (USA) and Fellow of Indian Society of Electrocardiology.

  • Dr. Mark A. Mascarenhas, MD.

    Affiliation: Dr. Mark Mascarenhas is a clinical assistant professor of medicine at New York University School of Medicine and NYU Heart Rhythm Center in New York City. Under Dr. Larry Chinitz, he and the electrophysiology team perform all aspects of electrophysiology and are focused on innovative advances and strategies in the treatment of complex arrhythmias.

  • Dr. Mark Hensey, MD.

    Affiliation: Graduated from University College Dublin, Ireland in 2009. Member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. Interests in Electrophysiology and Interventional Cardiology. Currently working as an Interventional Cardiology Fellow in Saint Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver.

  • Dr. Mindy Vroomen, .

    Affiliation: Dr. Vroomen graduated as a MD in 2012 at the Maastricht University (The Netherlands), and started working as SHO in cardiothoracic surgery at the Catharina Hospital in Eindhoven. After 1.5 years she switched to cardiology at the Maastricht University Medical Center, where she is currently working to obtain her PhD degree under the mentorship of Prof. Dr. Harry Crijns and Dr. Laurent Pison. Her primary research interest concerns hybrid AF ablation.

  • Dr. Moiss Rodrguez-Maero, MD.

    Affiliation: Dr. Moiss Rodrguez-Maero has been an active EHRA fellow (European Heart Rhythm Association) in the Heart Rhytm Management Centre, Brussels, under the supervision of prof.

  • Dr. Mustafa Yildiz, MD, PhD.

    Affiliation: Prof. is working at the Deparment of Cardiology at Istanbul University Cardiology Institute, Istanbul/Turkey. Having completed M.D. at School of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara/Turkey in 1995. He specialized in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Physiology (Ph.D.). His major research areas are cardiac electrophysiology and ablation, interventional cardiology, cardiovascular physiology, exercise physiology, cardiac imaging (especially real-time 3D transoesophageal echocardiography) and cardiovascular Biomedical Engineering.

  • Dr. Noel G. Boyle,, MD, PhD.

    Affiliation: Professor of Medicine, Director of Cardiac EP Fellowship Program, UCLA Health System and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

  • Dr. Pasquale Santangeli, MD.

    Affiliation: Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute, St. Davids Medical Center, Austin (TX). Cardiology Department, University of Foggia, Foggia (Italy). 4Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome (Italy)

  • Dr. Paul D. Ziegler, MS.

    Affiliation: Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management Division, Medtronic Inc.

  • Dr. Prof. Giuseppe Boriani, MD, PhD, FESC.

    Affiliation: Institute of Cardiology, University of Bologna, Italy

  • Dr. Sanghamitra Mohanty, MD, MS.

    Affiliation: Research Fellow, Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute, St. Davids Medical Center, Austin, TX, Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin

  • Dr. Sascha Rolf, MD, PhD.

    Affiliation: Dr. Rolf is Assistant Professor of Medicine/Cardiology at the University of Leipzig-Germany and cardiac electrophysiologist at the Heart Center Leipzig-Germany (Prof. Hindricks). He completed training in Cardiology/Electrophysiology at the University of Muenster-Germany (Prof. Breithardt) and the Charit Berlin-Germany (Prof. Haverkamp). Her performs a broad spectrum of electrophysiologic procedures including catheter ablation of complex atrial and ventricular tachycardias as well as cardiac device implantations. Research interests include all aspects of interventional therapies of arrhythmias with particular interest in innovative strategies and novel technologies. He is EHRA member and reviewer of several EP journals.

  • Dr. Ulrich Schotten, MD, PhD.

    Affiliation: Prof. Schotten is holding a Chair in Cardiac Electrophysiology at the University Maastricht and is Head of the CARIM Research Program Pathophysiology of Atrial Fibrillation. He is staff member of the Dept. of Physiology at Maastricht University and Principal Investigator of the Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht. He conducts studies on electrical, contractile, and structural remodeling in heart failure and atrial fibrillation.

  • Prof. M rio Oliveira, MD , PhD, FESC, FHRS.

    Affiliation: Graduated from Lisbon University and trained in Cardiology at St Martas Hospital, in Lisbon. Prof. Mario Oliveira has a particular interest in cardiac electrophysiology, rhythm disorders, its control by catheter ablation and implantable devices. His post-graduation mastership was in Sports Medicine and his major research activities involve autonomic nervous system and arrhythmogenesis, particularly related to atrial fibrillation, heart failure, sudden cardiac death and syncope. Author/co-author of 90 papers and more than 300 abstracts, winner of 31 scientific prizes and member of several scientific societies. He is the Director of Pacing and Electrophysiology Unit at Santa Marta Hospital, Assistant Professor of Physiology and Principal Investigator at the Clinical and Translational Physiology Unit (Instituto de Medicina Molecular) in the Faculty of Medicine of Lisbon.

  • Dr. Chu-Pak Lau, MD, FACC, FHRS.

    Affiliation: Prof Chu-Pak LAU, MD, FACC, FHRS Specialist in internal medicine Specialist in Cardiology Specialist in Critical Care Medicine.

  • Dr. David R. Holmes, Jr., MD.

    Affiliation: David R. Holmes, Jr., MD is a Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Consultant. He is also a Past President of the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions. He acts as editorial board member and is a reviewer of several professional journals including among others the American Journal of Cardiology, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, International Journal of Cardiology, and Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. In addition, he is involved in the development of new catheter design and new approaches for treatment of a wide variety of patients with coronary artery disease and vein graft disease. Finally, he is involved in the development of continued application of percutaneous coronary intervention technology to noncoronary vascular beds and left atrial appendage occlusion.

  • Isaac Aidonidis, .

    Affiliation: Cardiologist Assoc. Prof. Of Medical Physiology Cardiac Electrophysiology Unit Laboratory of Experimental Electrophysiology

  • Prof Carlo Rostagno, MD, PhD.

    Affiliation: Director of Medicina Interna e post-chirurgica AOU Careggi , Florence . Associated Professor in Internal Medicine at University of Florence , Italy . Specialist in Cardiology . He is teacher of cardiology and internal medicine at University of Florence . He is member of the Working Group on Heart Failure of the European Society of Cardiology . Fellow of the ANMCO (Asssociazione Nazionale Medici Cardiologi Opsedalieri) . Particular field of interest are several aspects of atrial fibrillation , heart failure and physiopathology of pulmonary circulation.

  • PROF. Mehmet Ozaydin, MD.


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