New Horizons in AF - Personalised AF Therapies

Published: 23 January 2020

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New Horizons in AF was a scientific meeting which highlighted current approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation. The meeting hosted faculty from across the globe and each presenter shared their personalised AF therapy strategies. Access here a collection of key presentations from the meeting.

These videos were sponsored by Boston Scientific.

Educational Objectives

  • Understand different approaches to AF diagnosis and treatment
  • Understand two new single-shot technologies
  • Understand AF treatment with RHYTHMIA HDx™

Series overview

Part 1

Welcome & Current State of the Art

In this video, Prof John Morgan welcomes the faculty alongside co-Chair, Prof Serge Boveda, to introduce Prof Isabel Deisenhofer (German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany) who discusses the current tools and techniques in AF ablation.

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  • Welcome & Current State of the Art

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Part 2

The Big AF Debate

Dr Serge Boveda (Toulouse, FR) moderates ‘The Big AF Debate’ session featuring Prof Richard Schilling (London, UK) and Prof Stephan Willems (Hamburg, DE) sharing their respective approaches to Atrial Fibrillation therapy. In this debate session you will see arguments comparing the cryoballoon and point-by-point ablation techniques. Prof Richard Schilling (London, UK) will provide his take on why single-shot cryoballoon ablation is preferred, whereas Prof Stephan Willems (Hamburg, DE) will champion why the radiofrequency point-by-point method is equal to or better than, single-shot tools in this engaging 'fire and ice' discussion. Debate session 1: Pro Single-shot ablation - Prof R Schilling Debate session 2: Pro radiofrequency point-by-point ablation - Prof Stephan Willems

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Part 3

Introducing the AF Portfolio Proposition

In this video Prof Dhiraj Gupta (Liverpool, UK) discuss the personalised portfolio approach and considers what it means for practitioners and patients. Here he imagines the future of AF, with an examination of where AF ablation is today and where it is heading in the future.

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  • Introducing the AF Portfolio Proposition

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Part 4

Personalised AF Therapies in the Hands of All EPs

In this short video interview, Prof Dhiraj Gupta (Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK) provides his personal views on what it means for a physician to deliver personalised AF therapy. He considers the varying presentation of AF in individual patients, the portfolio of tools and mechanisms needed to treat AF ablation in clinical practice, as well what it means to be able to deliver a personalised electrophysiology strategy.

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  • Personalised AF Therapies in the Hands of All EPs

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Part 5

Ultra-HD Mapping and Ablation

In this video Dr Christian Meyer (Evangelisches Krankenhaus, Düsseldorf, DE) discusses the advantages of Ultra-HD mapping solutions for a faster and more efficient workflow for Atrial Ablation procedures.

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Part 6

Go Beyond Conventional Persistent AF Mapping

In this video Dr Gabriel Latçu (Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace, Monaco) discusses persistent AF mapping strategies.

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  • Go Beyond Conventional Persistent AF Mapping

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Faculty biographies