Agenda 2020

Virtual VT2020 will deliver the same high-quality education, training, and clinical science attendees have come to expect. VT2020 will feature live case transmissions from leading institutions, expert presentations with complementary panel discussions, and dedicated Q&A sessions to engage with the world-renowned faculty.

*Daily schedule of events and session times are subject to change. A small portion of the faculty are still undergoing confirmation.

October 8


Thursday, October 8, 2020 | All times are Eastern Time

9:00 - 9:10 AM


Welcome / Introductions / Opening Remarks
Vivek Reddy, MD


Session I
Idiopathic / Peri-Valvular Ventricular Arrhythmias
Bruce Lerman, MD
Digital Moderators: David Callans, MD

9:10 - 9:17 AM


Anatomy of the Ventricular Outflow Tract
Samuel Asirvatham, MD

9:17 - 9:24 AM


Coronary Venous Mapping for PVCs
Fermin García, MD

9:24 - 9:31 AM


Ablation of Focal Intramural VAs Targeting the Site of Origin
Frank Bogun, MD

9:31 - 9:38 AM


Periaortic VT
William Stevenson, MD

9:38 - 9:45 AM


Papillary Muscle PVC Ablation
Gregory Supple, MD

9:45 - 10:15 AM


Panel Discussion


Session II 
Sudden Cardiac Death
Moderators: Laurence Epstein, MD
Digital Moderators: Andre d’Avila, MD

10:15 - 10:22 AM


Utilizing ECG to Stratify SCD Risk in CHD Patients with LVEF>35%
Christine Albert, MD

10:22 - 10:29 AM


Arrhythmic Risk Prediction in ARVC: New Insights on the Risk Calculator 
Hugh Calkins, MD

10:29 - 10:36 AM


Pathophysiology of Ventricular Arrhythmias: Neural Substrate Interactions
Marmar Vaseghi, MD

10:36 - 10:42 AM


Sympathetic Neuromodulation for Management of VT
Harikrishna Tandri, MBBS, MD

10:42 - 11:05 AM


Panel Discussion

11:05 AM - 12:45 PM


Session III 
Live Cases 1
Moderator: Vivek Reddy, MD
Digital Moderator: Andre D’Avila, MD
Panel: Francis. Marchlinski, MD, William Stevenson, MD, Gerhard Hindricks, MD, Andrea Natale, MD, Luis Saenz, MD

Mount Sinai Hospital:
Srinivas Dukkipati, MD, Jacob Koruth, MD, William Whang, MD, Marc Miller, MD, Subbarao Choudry, MD, Aamir Sofi, MD, Mohit Turagam, MD, Samuel Hannon, MD

University of Pennsylvania Hospital:
David Frankel, MD, Matthew Hyman MD, Robert Schaller, DO, Jeffrey Arkles, MD, Ramanan Kumareswaran, MD, David Lin, MD

IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute:
Paolo Della Bella, MD, Caterina Bisceglia, MD, Antonio Frontera, MD


Session IV
VT Circuit and VT Substrate Mapping Techniques
Moderator: William Stevenson, MD
Digital Moderator: Srinivas Dukkipati, MD

12:45 - 12:52 PM


“The Problematic Post-Pacing Interval” - Why? What do you do?
John Miller, MD

12:52 - 12:59 PM


The Pace-Mapping Tool for VT – the 3 Typical Features You Can See
Christian de Chillou, MD

12:59 - 1:06 PM


Circuit Determinants of Ventricular Tachycardia Cycle Length: Characterization of Fast and Unstable Human VT
Roderick Tung, MD

1:06 - 1:13 PM


Electroanatomic Imaging of the Diastolic Pathway of Scar VT: Implications for Long-Term Ablation Outcome
Paolo Della Bella, MD

1:13 - 1:20 PM


Substrate Mapping during Sinus Rhythm: Assumptions, Utility and Limitations
Elad Anter, MD

1:20 - 1:28 PM  

Intramural VT – Substrate Characterization Techniques
Usha Tedrow, MD, MS

1:28 - 1:48 PM


Debate: Inducing VT is a Waste of Time – Just Paint it Red!
Pro: Andrea Natale, MD
Con: Francis Marchlinski, MD

1:48 - 2:30 PM


Panel Discussion


2:40 - 2:55 PM


VT Case Theater Session | Learn More >>

Mapping and Critical Analysis of a Non-Ischemic Right Ventricular Tachycardia
Arvindh Kanagasundram, MD, FHRS

3:00 - 5:30 PM


CME Satellite Session | Learn More >>

VT Summit: From Mechanisms to Innovations


CME Certificate Fulfillment for
2020 Attendees

A Guide for Cardiac EP

Percutaneous Epicardial Interventions:
A Guide for Cardiac Electrophysiologists >>

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