Swiss Rhythm - Program

Scientific Program

Thursday, 29 November 2018

08.30 – 09.30 Welcome and registration Entrance Foyer (Ground Level)
09.30 – 11.00 State-of-the-Art Lecture
Chairpersons:
F. Duru, Zurich; S. Reek, Aarau
Auditorium (Level 1)
09.30 –10.00 Direct HIS Bundle Pacing
H. Burri, Geneva
10.00 –10.30 What’s new in CRT
M. Biffi, Bologna
10.30 –11.00 Critical appraisal of new devices (leadless PM/SC-ICD)
C. Israel, Bielefeld
11.00 –11.30 Coffee break Entrance Foyer (Ground Level)
11.30 –12.45 Industry Sessions
Chairpersons:
C. Brunckhorst, Zurich; R. Kobza, Lucerne
Auditorium (Level 1)
11.30 –11.55 Medtronic
TBA
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11.55 –12.20 LivaNova
TBA
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12.20 –12.45 Biotronik
TBA
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12.45 –14.00 Lunch Entrance Foyer (Ground Level)

Thursday, 29 November 2018

14.00 –16.00 Interactive Case Discussions
Chairpersons:
L. Haegeli, Aarau; N. Dajal, Geneva
Auditorium (Level 1)
14.00 –14.30 Cases I
V. Ganière, Pompaples
14.30 –15.00 Cases II
L. Conte, Lugano
5.00 –15.30 Cases III
A. Müller, Zurich
15.30 –16.00 Cases IV
R. Handschin, Liestal
16.00 –16.30 Coffee break Entrance Foyer (Ground Level)
14.00 –17.45 Allied Health Professionals Clubraum 3 (Level 2)
14.00 –14.45 Cardiac Channelopathies and their ECG Presentation
M. Gass, Zurich
14.45 –15.45 General Assembly
15.45 –16.15 Coffee break Entrance Foyer (Ground Level)
16.15 –16.55 Elektrodenextraktionen heute – Indikationen, Prozedere und Komplikationen
A. Breitenstein, Zurich
17.00 –17.40 Strahlenschutz
B. Hornig, Basel
16.30 –17.30 Pro-contra:
P. Ammann, St. Gallen
The wearable defibrillator saves lives in the early phase after myocardial infarction
Auditorium (Level 1)
16.30 –17.00 Pro
S. Reek, Aarau
17.00 –17.30 Contra
C. Sticherling, Basel

Friday, 30 November 2018

08.30 –10.30 State-of-the-Art Lecture
Chairpersons:
E. Delacrétaz, Lausanne; T. Reichlin, Bern
Auditorium (Level 1)
08.30 – 09.00 Combining Anticoagulation and Antiplatelet-Therapy in the AFib patient
S. Windecker, Bern
09.00 – 09.30 AF and dementia
M. Kühne, Basel
09.30 –10.00 Imaging for VT ablation a paradigm shift
H. Cochet, Bordeaux
10.00 –10.30 Patient selection and strategy for persistent AF ablation
H. Pürerfellner, Linz
10.30 –11.00 Coffee break Entrance Foyer (Ground Level)
11.00 –12.40 Industry Sessions
Chairpersons:
P. Pascale, Lausanne; A. Auricchio, Lugano
Auditorium (Level 1)
11.00 –11.25 Boston Scientific
TBA
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11.25 –11.50 Abbott
TBA
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11.50 –12.15 Zoll
TBA
NN
12.15 –12.40 Biosense Webster
TBA
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12.40 –13.40 Lunch Entrance Foyer (Ground Level)

Friday, 30 November 2018

13.40 –14.10 Interactive Workshop Sessions I
Automatic interpretation of ECG: where we are?
J. Schläpfer, Lausanne
Auditorium (Level 1)
Risk Stratification in HOCM
C. Gruner, Zurich
Clubraum 3 (Level 2)
How to approach SCD of unknown origin
L. Roten, Bern
Clubraum 4 (Level 2)
14.15 –14.45 Interactive Workshop Sessions II
Automatic interpretation of ECG: where we are?
J. Schläpfer, Lausanne
Auditorium (Level 1)
Risk Stratification in HOCM
C. Gruner, Zurich
Clubraum 3 (Level 2)
How to approach SCD of unknown origin
L. Roten, Bern
Clubraum 4 (Level 2)
14.50 –15.20 ECG workshop
A. Menafoglio, Bellinzona; M. Zimmerli-Voegtli, Thun
Auditorium (Level 1)