5 Oct 2017
S1. Frontiers in AFib management: New pharmacological advances & promises of invasive strategies
New antiarrythmic drugs. What is coming
Cardioversion by drugs. What can non-invasive atrial signal analysis tell us?
Frontiers in stroke prevention: Atrial high-rate episodes (AHRE) detected with mobile devices: How much AFib is needed to start anticoagulation.
Is ablation a treatment that is really improving prognosis?
17:15 — 17:40
Left atrial appendage occlusion: is it a real alternative to oral anticoagulant therapy? Can it be combined with AFib ablation?
Jose Ramon Lopez Minguez
6 Oct 2017
S2. MECHANISMS OF AF
Mechanisms of AFib: recent advances
Rotor and focal source identification (spatio-temporal analysis of patterns) and what are the real drivers of AFib?
Endo-epicardial dissociation and rotors in AFib
Computer modelling of AFib: What is it good for? Can we reach out to personalize therapy planning?
S3. MRI & FIBROSIS
Atrial cardiomyopathies - is it just a matter of fibrosis?
Detection of fibrosis and importance in AFib
Correlation of MRI detected fibrosis and sustrate endocardial mapping. How to integrate both techniques
Spatial relationship of focal drivers, rotors and fibrosis in patients with persistent AFib.
Emerging mapping technologies - Where are we now and where are we going?
Invasive mapping of drivers in AFib
Non-invasive mapping of drivers in AFib. Contributions of ECG imaging
From raw data to atrial activation maps. Diagnostic pitfalls and limitations. What can we really trust in?
7 Oct 2017
S6. TRANSFERRING KNOWLEDGE, FROM MECHANISMS TO ABLATION
Do we really know what we are doing in AFib ablation.
AFib focal sources ablation: alternative, complement to PVI, or useless
Detection of atrial fibrosis and ablation planning
Non-pulmonary vein trigger ablation in AFib
Moderator: Josep Brugada
Panelists: Ignacio Fernández Lozano & Previous speakers
S7. NEW TECHNOLOGIES, NEW SYNERGIES
Non paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation treatment using a novel software
Mobile devices and Apps and the potential impact on AFib monitoring and therapy
Imaging and mapping – research (real time MRI, optical mapping, μCT, μMRI, confocal microscopy) and what do we learn about the basics of AFib?
Novel global ultrasound imaging and continuous dipole density mapping