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May
13
MIRC Symposium
May 13, 2017
Istanbul, Turkey
June
7
ISMICS 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting
Rome Cavalieri Waldorf
Rome, Italy
August
18-20
2017 International Coronary Congress
Marriott Marquis
New York, New York
Co-Sponsor Meeting
ISMICS 2017 Annual Meeting
 
Postgraduate Course - Atrial Fibrillation

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WEDNESDAY, 16 JUNE 2010
13.00 - 17.00 Postgraduate Course - Atrial Fibrillation


Chair: Mark La Meir, MD; University Hospital Brussels, Belgium - University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
Co-Chair: Nicolas Doll, MD; Sana Heartsurgery, Stuttgart, Germany

13.00 - 15.00   What you should learn from your EP
Moderator: Mark La Meir, MD; University Hospital Brussels, Belgium - University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
13.05 - 13.25   Catheter ablation in long standing persistent AF: strategies and endpoint relevant to surgeons
Claudio Muneretto, MD;  University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy
13.25 - 13.45   AF : from cellular electrophysiology to hybrid strategies for ablation
Laurent Pison, MD; University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
13.45 - 14.05   Sequential and Hybrid Thoracoscopic Epicardial and Endocardial Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
Gorav Ailawadi, MD; University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
14.05 - 14.25   Hybrid AF: Back to the future
Mark La Meir, MD; Free University of Brussels, Belgium - University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
14.25 - 15.00   Discussion
15.00 - 15.15   Break
15.15 - 17.00   Bringing AF surgery to the next level
Moderator: Nicolas Doll, MD; Sana Heartsurgery, Stuttgart, Germany
15.15 - 15.35   Endoscopic Mitral Valve Repair in Combination with Endocardial or Epicardial Ablation - Technical Considerations and Results
Ralf Krakor, MD; Heart Hospital Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany
15.35 - 15.55   Do we have to prove it, or just do it?
Nicolas Doll, MD; Sana Heartsurgery, Stuttgart, Germany
15.55 - 16.15   Lone AF versus concomitant AF
Jerry Braun, MD; University Medical Center Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands
16.15 - 16.35   Time to deal with an old Problem: The Left Atrial Appendage
Sacha Salzberg, MD; University Hospital Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
16.35 - 17.00   Discussion