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2016 On-Demand Video Presentations

from the 11th 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 11th 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 2016 symposium, which captures the live case, lectures, debates, and interactive panel discussions from the past symposium.

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Opening Remarks

Vivek Reddy

Session I

The Autonomic Nervous System and Ventricular Arrhythmias

Moderator: Larry Chinitz and William Stevenson

Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Modulation for VT Control
Kalyanam Shivkumar

Subcutaneous Nerve Activity and Sudden Death
Peng-Sheng Chen

MIBG Imaging to Guide VT Ablation
Timm Dickfeld

Stellate Ganglionectomy for Ventricular Arrhythmias in Various Disease States
Marmar Vaseghi

Renal Denervation for Ventricular Arrhythmias
Alexander Romanov

Panel Discussion

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Session II

Functional Assessment of the VT Substrate (Part 1)

Moderators: Hasan Garan and Andre d’Avila

Characterization of the Reentrant VT Circuit: Relationship to Voltage Amplitude
Elad Anter

High-Density Mapping for Defining the Endpoint of Substrate Modification
Pasquale Santangeli

Core Isolation: Post-MI vs DCM Substrates
Wendy Tzou

Septal Scar Assessment in Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy
Mathew Hutchinson

Panel Discussion

Functional Assessment of the VT Substrate (Part 2)

Moderators: Francis Marchlinski and
Christian De Chillou

Decrement Evoked Potential (DEEP) Mapping
Kumar Nanthakumar

Omnipolar Electrograms for VT Activation and Substrate Mapping
Kumar Nanthakumar

Cardiac Ripple Mapping for Slow Conduction Channels
Hiroshi Nakagawa

Isochronal Late Activation Mapping
Roderick Tung

Panel Discussion

Live Cases from Mount Sinai Hospital

Moderator: Vivek Reddy
Operators: Srinivas Dukkipati, Jacob Koruth, Marc Miller, William Whang, Subbaro Choudry
Panel: Andre d’Avila, Pierre Jais, Christian DeChillou, Francis Marchlinski, Andrea Natale,
William Stevenson

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Session III

Targeting Ventricular Fibrillation

Moderators: Gerhard Hindricks and
Francis Marchlinski

Targeting VF Triggers
William Stevenson

Modifying Ventricular Fibrillation by Targeted Rotor Substrate Ablation
David Krummen

Mapping and Ablation of VF Rotors: Outcomes of Clinical Studies
Meleze Hocini

Panel Discussion

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Session IV

Mark Josephson’s Legacy in VT Ablation: From Theory to Practice

Moderators: David Callans and Alfred Buxton

Surgical Mapping Studies
John Miller

Building Blocks for VT Localization: ECG, Pacemapping and Substrate Identification
Francis Marchlinski

Importance of Mapping and Interacting with the VT Circuit
David Callans

Clinical Trials of VT Substrate Modification
Vivek Reddy

Understanding VT Mechanisms – Where are we going? How will we get there?
Mark Josephson

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Session V

Risk Stratification for Sudden Death

Moderators: Anthony Gomes and Andrew Epstein

Asymptomatic Brugada Syndrome: Who Needs an ICD?
Eric Prystowsky

Managing the Complex ARVC Patient
Hari Tandri

QRS Fragmentation to Predict ICD Shocks in Primary Prevention Patients
Mithilesh Das

MRI-Based Computer Simulation for Risk Stratification for Sudden Death
Natalia Trayanova

Panel Discussion

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Session VI

Epicardial Mapping and Ablation

Moderatord: Kalyanam Shivkumar and Vivek Reddy

EKG and Clinical Clues: When to “go” Epicardial
Sanjay Dixit

Facilitating Pericardial Access with a Pressure-Sensing Needle
Jacob Koruth

Pericardial Access Using a Micropuncture Needle Technique
Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy

Safety Concerns with Epicardial Procedures
Andre d’Avila

Panel Discussion

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Session VII

Device Therapy

Moderators: Michael Gold and Eric Prystowsky

Clinical Outcomes with the Subcutaneous Defibrillator
Kenneth Ellenbogen

Is DFT Testing Necessary after SICD Implantation?
Jeanne Poole

State of the Art in Device Programming
Andrew Epstein

Predicting Pacing-Induced Cardiomyopathy
David Frankel

Panel Discussion

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Session VIII

Heart Failure and Sudden Death

Moderators: David Callans and Kenneth Ellenbogen

Cardiac Resynchronization: Transeptal vs Pericardial Pacing
Pierre Jaïs

Leadless Endocardial LV Pacing for Cardiac Resynchronization
Marc Miller

Direct HIS Bundle Pacing for Cardiac Resynchronization
Daniel Lustgarten

Post-MI Ventricular Reconstruction: A Hybrid Catheter/Surgical Procedure
Petr Neuzil

Catheter Therapy of Left Ventricular Aneurysms
Karl-Heinz Kuck

Device-Based Autonomic Modulation for CHF
Michael Gold

Panel Discussion

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Session IX

Facilitating VT Ablation: Imaging, Mapping and Navigation

Moderators: Pierre Jaïs and Andre d’Avila

CT for Substrate and Perfusion Assessment in Guiding VT Ablation
Saman Nazarian

MUSIC Consortium: From Software to Network and Database
Pierre Jaïs

Computer Simulation to Predict the Origin of Scar-Related VT
Henry Halperin

Substrate Homogenization (Who needs mapping?)
Luigi DiBiase

A Novel Approach to MR scar Imaging: 3D LGE + T1 Mapping
Frederick Han

Magnetic Remote Navigation for VT Ablation
Luigi Di Biase

Percutaneous LVAD Support During VT Ablation: Effects on CHF and Mortality
Arash Aryana

Panel Discussion

Summary of the Live Cases
Moderators: Vivek Reddy and Srinivas Dukkipati
Discussants:  Jacob KoruthMarc Miller, and  William Whang

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Session X

Idiopathic PVCs/VT

Moderators: Bruce Lerman and William Stevenson

Ablation of Papillary Muscle PVCs: Induction, Imaging & Energy Source
Frank Bogun

Intramural Wire Mapping to Guide Ablation of LVOT PVCs
Fermin Garcia

Idiopathic VT Localization from Multielectrode Body Surface Mapping
David Wilber

Panel Discussion

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Session XI

VT Trials: Focus on Mortality Benefit

Moderators: David Wilber and Vivek Reddy

VANISH
John Sapp

SMS
Karl-Heinz Kuck

Substrate Ablation in Brugada Syndrome: Is it time for an RCT?
Josep Brugada

Comparative Effectiveness of Drugs vs Ablation
Pasquale Santangeli

Managing Patients with Tolerated VT
Christian De Chillou

Effects of VT Ablation on Mortality
Gerhard Hindricks

Panel Discussion

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Session XII

The Complex VT Ablation Patient

Moderators: Francis Marchlinski and Srinivas Dukkipati

Sarcoid-Related VT: Anti-Inflammatory/Antiarrhythmic Drugs or Ablation
David Wilber

Single- vs Dual-Site Pace-Mapping of Septal Intramural Ventricular Arrhythmias
Frank Bogun

A System for Bipolar VT Ablation
Srinivas Dukkipati

Alcohol Ablation for DCM
Usha Tedrow

Non-Invasive Ablation for Refractory VT
Philip Cuculich

Ablation using a Needle Injection Catheter
Suraj Kapa

Facilitated RF Ablation Using Magnetically-Directed Nanoparticles
William Sauer

Panel Discussion

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