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The Future of CRT Therapy

The Future of CRT Therapy

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Venue: Barcelona, Spain

Date: 3rd November, 2011 to 4th November, 2011


Venue: Hotel Arts, Barcelona

Date: November 3–4, 2011  

Day 1, 12:00–17:00

Pre-meeting lunch

Welcome and introduction by the chairmen - Dr. Thibault, Dr. ViƱolas  

Session 1 - Current Challenges in CRT Therapy and Greater Efficiency and Outcomes through New Technology  

  • Challenges in CRT therapy: Pacing, lead and other complications
  • Selected site and multipoint pacing experience to date and future potential
  • Live case - Unify Quadra and Quartet (previously failed CRT-D implant or redo)
  • During the live case: 4 case reviews and audience participation - Implant challenges and solutions
  • Economic benefit of new technology in CRT therapy

Summary and adjournment day 1  

Dinner    

Day 2, 9:00–16:00

Breakfast    

Session 2 - Optimizing the Management of Heart Failure  

  • Current diagnostic tools and limitations for the management of heart failure
  • Monitoring pressures to manage heart failure: experiences from the CHAMPION trial
  • Live case - Optimization techniques
  • During the live case: 4 case reviews and audience participation - Optimization and addressing non-responders  

Lunch  

Session 3 - Future of the CRT Procedure  

  • The need for reduced fluoroscopy in the EP lab: MediGuide Technology
  • MoreCRT Study and future clinical research in selected site and multipoint pacing  

Closing remarks

Meeting summary and adjournment day 2  

 

* Please note topics and agenda subject to change

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