Alternative Solutions: Epicardial Closure and Electrical Isolation of the LAA

Alternative Solutions: Epicardial Closure and Electrical Isolation of the LAA

Video On Demand

Saturday 18th November 2017 @ 16:20 CET
CSI Frankfurt 2017

Presenter: Thorsten Hanke, MD (Hamburg, DE)

 

This live stream will be presented during the following session:

Session 9: Interesting and challenging cases
Case 4, presented by Thorsten Hanke, MD
Moderator: Lars Sondergaard, MD / Stefan Bertog, MD
Panelist: Bushra Rana, MD / Vijay Swarup, MD

 

Learning objective:

This presentation is intended to introduce minimal invasive surgical clipping techniques for epicardial left atrial appendage closure as well as electrical isolation and aims at electrophysiological interventional cardiologists.

 

Presenter Biography:

Thorsten Hanke, MD

Cardiac Surgeon

Asklepios Harburg Herzchirurgie, Hamburg, Germany

 

Associate director of the Cardiac Surgery Clinic at the Asklepios Clinic Hamburg-Harburg, Germany. He has specialized in treating atrial fibrillation surgically since 2007 and inaugurated a surgical stand-alone LAA treatment program at the Cardiac Surgery Clinic in Harburg in 2016. He is the Head of the steering committee of the German Surgical ablation registry (CASE-AF), which started in 2016 and which will oversee 400 patients after surgical ablation and LAA treatment.