2014 On-Demand Video Presentations

from the 9th Annual International Symposium on Ventricular Arrhythmias Pathophysiology & Therapy
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Enjoy this web-based version of the 2014 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 2014 symposium are not accredited for continuing medical education.

Opening Remarks

Vivek Reddy

Session I

The Autonomic Nervous System and VT/CHF

Moderators: - Vivek Reddy and Kenneth Ellenbogen

Renal Sympathetic Denervation to Treat ICD Storm
Timm Dickfeld

Neural Remodeling and the Role of the Stellate Ganglion in Arrhythmogenesis
Kalyanam Shivkumar

Techniques and Outcomes of Vagal Nerve Stimulation: Nectar-HF and Innovate-HF
Petr Neuzil

Cardiac Contractility Modulation: What does it do? What are the outcomes?
Karl-Heinz Kuck

Panel Discussion

Session II

ARVC and Sarcoidosis

Moderators: Francis Marchlinski and David Wilber

HRS Consensus Statement – Management of Arrhythmias in Cardiac Sarcoidosis
William Sauer

Distinguishing ARVC from Sarcoidosis
Harikrishna Tandri

VT in Unusual Granulomatous Diseases: Tuberculoid-VT & Giant Cell-VT
Calambur Narasimhan

Panel Discussion

Live and Recorded Cases - Live Cases from Mount Sinai Hospital
Moderator: Vivek Reddy
Operators:  Srinivas Dukkipati, Jacob Koruth, Marc Miller
Panel:  Andre d’Avila, Paolo Della Bella, Karl-Heinz Kuck, Francis Marchlinski, Andrea Natale, William Stevenson

Session III

Sudden Cardiac Death

Moderators: Anthony Gomes and Michael Gold

SCD Prevention: Which populations should be studied next?
Arthur Moss

After ICD Implantation: What are the Limits for Driving, Sports/Exercise?
Douglas Zipes

Who are the Appropriate Candidates for the Wearable Defibrillator?
Andrew Epstein

Panel Discussion

Session IV

Ablating VT in the Abnormal Heart

Moderators: Andre d’Avila and Gerhard Hindricks

Interrogating the Post-MI VT Isthmus with Pace-Mapping
Christian De Chillou

Ablating VT in the Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Approach, Outcomes, The Future
David Wilber

Predicting Long Term Outcome after VT Ablation (Inducibility and NIPS)
David Frankel

Predicting Hemodynamic Compromise During VT Ablation
David Callans

Panel Discussion

Session V

Ablating VT in the Abnormal Heart: The Debate

Moderator: Francis Marchlinski

Catheter ablation is better than you think
William Stevenson

Catheter ablation is worse than you think
Mark Josephson


Session VI

The How To Session

Moderators: Hasan Garan and Conor Barrett

How to Use ICE to guide Ablation of Intracavitary VT
Fermin Garcia

How to Maximize RF Ablation Lesion Depth: Irrigation & Force Sensing
Hiroshi Nakagawa

How to Perform Epicardial Mapping and Ablation
Andre d’Avila

How to Map Scar VT Using a New Automated High Resolution Mapping System
Elad Anter

How to Isolate the VT “Core”
Wendy Tzou

How to Manage Anticoagulation with NOACs in the Peri-Procedural Setting (Devices and VT Ablation)
Marc Miller

Panel Discussion


Session VII

Devices, Devices, Devices

Moderators: David Callans and Douglas Zipes

Incorporating IN TIME, SIMPLE and MADIT-RIT into Clinical Practice
Kenneth Ellenbogen

The Future of CRT – Endocardial or Epicardial Pacing?
Michael Gold

The Debate: The SICD should be the workhorse for the single-chamber ICD patient
Jeanne Poole

The SICD should only be used in selected patients
Eric Prystowsky

Panel Discussion

Session VIII

The Difficult VT Ablation: Intramyocardial Substrate

Moderators: Vivek Reddy and Paolo Della Bella

Bipolar RF Ablation: Pre-Clinical Basis and Clinical Outcomes
Jacob Koruth

Will Electroporation Replace RF Energy for VT Ablation?
Kars Neven

Alcohol Ablation of Deep Myocardial Circuits: Technique and Outcome
Usha Tedrow

Irrigated Needle Ablation
William Stevenson

Panel Discussion

Session IX

Progress in Clinical Investigation:
The VT Trials

Moderatosr: Luigi Di Biase and Karl-Heinz Kuck

SCD and VT: What are the most important questions to answer?
Gerhard Hindricks

Rapid Fire: Active VT Trials

William Stevenson

Karl-Heinz Kuck

Andrea Natale

Vivek Reddy

Calambur Narasimhan

Panel Discussion

Session X

Mapping and Imaging

Moderators: Srinivas Dukkipati and Pierre Jaïs

MRI-EP Image Integration
Katja Zeppenfeld

MRI Guided Intervention with Intraprocedure Imaging
Henry Halperin

Is Mapping and Ablation of VF a Viable Strategy?
Michel Haïssaguerre

Panel Discussion

Summary of the Live Cases Presented during this meeting and the last 2 meetings

Session XI

Hemodynamic Support for VT Ablation

Moderators: Larry Chinitz and Kalyanam Shivkumar

Srinivas Dukkipati

Paolo Della Bella

Support is Not Needed: Tissue Homogenization is the Key!
Andrea Natale

Support is Not Needed: LAVA Ablation Decreases Recurrent VT and Mortality!
Pierre Jaïs

Discussion: Putting it all together – A Patient-Specific Approach

Session XII

Ablating VT in the Normal Heart

Moderators: Bruce Lerman and Francis Marchlinski

Fascicular VT: Mechanisms and Ablation Strategies
John Miller

Idiopathic Intramural Ventricular Arrhythmias
Frank Bogun

Challenges and Solutions to the Difficult Outflow Tract VT Ablation Case
Doug Packer

Panel Discussion

Session XIII

My Most Interesting Case

Moderator: Andre d’Avila

David Callans

Michel Haïssaguerre

David Wilber

Katja Zeppenfeld

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