Swiss Rhythm - Program

Thursday, 30.11.2017

State-of-the-Art Lecture:

Chairmen: Haran Burri (Geneva), Firat Duru (Zurich)

09:30-10:00 Evolution of therapy of cardiac arrhythmias
Firat Duru (Zurich)
10:00-10:30 Imaging modalities for diagnosing CIED infection
Jean-Claude Deharo (Marseille, FR)
10:30-11:00 Is an ICD still indicated for primary prevention in non-ischemic cardiomyopathy?
Christian Sticherling (Basel)
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:45

Industry Sessions

Chairmen: Etienne Pruvot, Juerg Fuhrer
Boston Scientific
Abbott (St. Jude Medical)
Zoll Life Vest

12:45-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-16:30

Interactive Case Discussions

Chairmen: Andreas Müller, Mehdi Namdar

14:00-14:30 Cases I
Patrick Carroz (Sion), C. Trana (Monthey)
14:30-15:00 Cases II
François Regoli (Lugano)
15:00-15:30 Cases III
Martin Rotter (Bern)
15:30-16:00 Cases IV
Vanessa Weberndorfer (Lucerne)
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-17:30

Pro-contra

Ablation for asymptomatic AF

Pro
Christopher Piorkowski (Dresden, DE)
Contra
Hildegard Tanner (Bern)

Friday,

1.12.2017

State-of-the-Art Lecture:

Chairmen: Sven Reek (Aarau), Juerg Schlaepfer (Lausanne)

08:30-09:00 New tools for rhythm monitoring
Haran Burri (Geneva)
09:00-09:30 Arrhythmic risk stratification in mitral valve prolapse
Christina Basso (Padova, IT)
09:30-10:00 Treatment of arrhythmias in GUCH patients
Mathieu Le Bloa (Lausanne)
10:00-10:30 AF ablation and extracardiac complications: how to avoid, recognize and handle them
Lukas Fiedler (Graz, AT)
10:30-11:00 Coffee break

Industry Sessions

Chairmen: Etienne Delacretaz (Lausanne), Michael Kühne (Basel)

11:00-12:40 Biosense Webster
Biotronik
LivaNova
Medtronic
12:40-13:40 Lunch Break
13:40-14:10

Interactive Workshop Sessions I

Arrhythmias in pregnancy
Etienne Delacretaz (Lausanne)
How to program ICDs for primary prevention?
Peter Ammann (St. Gall)
Treatment of AF by managing risk factors
Alexander Breitenstein (Zurich)
14:15-14:45

Interactive Workshop Sessions I

How to program ICDs for primary prevention?
Peter Ammann (St. Gall)
Treatment of AF by managing risk factors
Alexander Breitenstein (Zurich)
14:50-15:20

ECG/device quiz

Andrea Menafoglio (Bellinzona), Marianne Zimmerli-Voegtli (Thun)