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2015 On-Demand Video Presentations

from the 10th Annual International Symposium on Ventricular Arrhythmias Pathophysiology & Therapy
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We are pleased to provide complimentary and unlimited access to the on-demand video library from the 10th Annual International Symposium on Ventricular Arrhythmias. The presentation format consists of synched audio and video, along with the presenters slides.

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Enjoy this web-based version of the 2015 symposium, which captures the live case, lectures, debates, and interactive panel discussions from the past symposium.

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Please Note: The videos from the 2015 symposium are not accredited for continuing medical education.

Welcome: Year 10 – A Decade of Scientific Progress

Francis Marchlinski

Session I

Science Relevant to the Understanding of Ventricular Arrhythmias

Moderator: David Callans

Anatomy of Substrate for VT in Structural Heart Disease
Samuel Asirvatham

Interpretation of Bipolar/Unipolar Electrograms
John Miller

Limitations of Substrate Mapping for VT
Mark Josephson

Biophysics of Ablation in Scar
Andre d’Avila

Left Cardiac Sympathetic Denervation in the Presence of VT/VF
Peter Schwartz

Panel Discussion

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Session II

Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy for VT/VF

Moderator: Andrew Epstein

Acute Pharmacologic Therapy for VT
Jesus Almendral   

AAD Therapy for Inherited Arrhythmia Syndromes
Andrew Krahn

Debate: How Should First Appropriate ICD Shock be Treated?

Moderator: Francis Marchlinski

Antiarrhythmic Therapy
Andrew Epstein   

Catheter Ablation
Vivek Reddy   

Amiodarone Reduction following VT Ablation
David Frankel 

Panel Discussion

Live Cases

Moderator: Francis Marchlinski

EP Lab I and EP Lab 2 with Expert Panel Commentary
Mathew Hutchinson, Sanjay Dixit, Michael Riley and Fermin Garcia, David Lin, Gregory Supple

Expert Panel: - Vivek Reddy, William Stevenson, John Miller, Kalyanam Shivkumar, Paolo Della Bella, Josef Kautzner

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Session III

How to/What to Look Forward To – Part 1: Imaging/Noninvasive ECG Mapping

Moderator: Vivek Reddy

MR Imaging of the Ventricle in AF Patients – New Insights
Nassir Marrouche

MR Imaging in the EP Lab to Guide VT Ablation
Henry Halperin

Panel Discussion: Imaging for VT

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Session IV

How to/What to Look Forward To – Part 2: Mapping

Moderators: Vivek Reddy

VT Substrate Mapping and Electrogram Analysis in Chagas Disease
Luis C. Sáenz

High Density Mapping of VT Circuits 
Elad Anter

Fragmentation Mapping
Edward Gerstenfeld

Pace Mapping to Localize VT – “Nancy Technique”
Christian de Chillou

Voltage Map Guided Biopsy
Suraj Kapa

Panel Discussion: Mapping for VT – What are the Unmet Needs?
David Callans, Paolo Della Bella

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Session V

How to/What to Look Forward To – Part 3: Ablation

Moderator: Andre d’Avila

Hemodynamic Support Devices: Patient Selection/Implementation
Gregory Supple

Important Anticoagulation issues during VT ablation
Mathew Hutchinson

Core Isolation of Critical VT Substrate
Wendy Tzou

Electroporation in the Ventricle
Fred Wittkampf

Bipolar Ablation for Intramural Scar
Srinivas Dukkipati

Panel Discussion: Ablation for VT – What are the Unmet Needs?
William Stevenson, David Wilber, Josef Kautzner

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Session VI

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and VT/VF

Moderator: David Callans

Imaging for Diagnosis and SCD Risk
Timm Dickfeld

Genetic Counseling and Heart Failure Treatment
Anjali Owens

Impact of ICD Therapy on Mortality in HCM
Barry Maron

Catheter Ablation of VT in HCM
Marc Miller

Panel Discussion

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Session VII

Device Therapy

Moderator: Vivek Reddy

Debate: Do We Implant:

Too many ICDs?
Alfred Buxton

Too few ICDs?
Eric Prystowsky

ICD Data: What More is Needed for VT/VF Patient?
Kenneth Ellenbogen

Combining VT Ablation with Sub-Q ICD: Important Considerations
David Callans

NIPs to Program ICDs Post Ablation
Paolo Della Bella

Panel Discussion

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Session VIII

Ablation of Focal VT

Moderator: Andre d’Avila

ECG and Anatomic Imaging for LV Summit VT
Pasquale Santangeli

Ablation of ParaHisian VT
Fermin Garcia

PVC Triggered VF/LQTS/Brugada
Frederic Sacher

PVC Ablation in Scarred Myocardium
Frank Bogun

Panel Discussion
Moderator: David Callans

Summary of Live Cases: Findings/outcomes from 2014
Jacob Koruth

Findings/outcomes from 2015
Mathew Hutchinson

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Session IX

Treatment of Ventricular Arrhythmias Present and Future

Moderator: Francis Marchlinski

What is the Effect of Early VT Ablation?
Gerhard Hindricks

Trial Updates: STAR VT
Amin Al Ahmad

VANISH
John Sapp

PREVENT VT
Marmar Vaseghi

Panel Discussion: Star – Vanish – Prevent
Moderator: Francis Marchlinski
Panel: Gerhard Hindricks, Amin Al Ahmad, John Sapp, Marmar Vaseghi

Panel Discussion: What are the Optimal Targets and Endpoints of VT Ablation
Vivek Reddy, Frank Bogun, Andrea Natale, Paolo Della Bella, David Callans, Frederic Sacher

Freedom from VT Recurrence and Mortality After Ablation
Roderick Tung

Mortality Following VT Ablation: A Glass Half Full?
David Wilber

Panel Discussion: What Outcome Studies Will Move the Needle on VT Ablation?
David Wilber, Roderick Tung, William Sauer, William Stevenson, Andre d’Avila

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Session X

“Bail Outs” for Failed VT Ablation Procedures

Moderator: David Callans

Stepwise Therapy
William Stevenson

Cardiac Neuraxial Moducation for Ventricular Arrhythmias
Kalyanam Shivkumar

Alcohol VT Ablation
Miguel Valderrabano

Surgical VT Ablation
Sanjay Dixit

Panel Discussion and Q&A
William Stevenson, Miguel Valderrabano, Sanjay Dixit
Wrap up
Francis Marchlinski

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