Convergent Arrhythmia Summit – 7th and 8th November 2019

8 November, 2019 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Join your colleagues for a 2-day program covering AFib treatment with the Convergent Procedure.

Led by an experienced international faculty, this interactive program includes therapy workshops, expert presentations, case discussions, latest clinical updates and education programs.

Audience
Electrophysiologists and Cardiac Surgeons across Europe who already use or would like to start the Convergent Hybrid procedure to treat complex forms of AF.

Level
All levels

Faculty
International Faculty

Agenda

The program commences on Thursday 7th November at 1800 hrs with an Innovation Suite, highlighting the latest technology advancements in PAF and LAAM

The full day scientific program will follow on 8th November from 0830 to 1600

Topics include:

– Pathophysiology and current data on persistent AF ablation
– Anatomical principles for epicardial ablation
– Program development: patient selection and intra-operative and post-operative considerations
– Understanding and troubleshooting mapping with Convergent procedure
– Update on clinical evidences including CONVERGE IDE trial
– Innovation: future of epicardial ablation
– Live in box cases

Venue
Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
Schiphol Boulevard 701, 1118 BN Schiphol,
Netherlands

Day 1
Afternoon

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Innovation Suite

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Welcome Dinner

Day 2 Morning

8:30 am - 10:30 am

Best Practices for Convergent procedures

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Convergent Procedure Introduction - S. Ahsan MD

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Epicardial aspects of the Convergent Procedure - C. Shults MD

9:30 am - 9:50 am

Patients Selection - Y. Blaauw MD

9:50 am - 10:10 am

LAA Management options - T. Hanke MD

10:10 am - 10:30 am

Best Practices for:
‒ Esophageal Fistula
‒ Stroke prevention
‒ Pericardial Effusion Management

E. Bergoënd MD

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Clinical Data: Past, Present and Future

11:00 am - 11:20 am

Available published data review - P. Butcha MD

11:20 am - 11:40 am

Europe Data Collection - R. Kaba MD

11:40 am - 12:00 pm

The Perspective View of One Italian Center - M. Rillo MD

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Expected Publications in USA - K. Makati MD

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Converge IDE update - N. Ndikintum PhD

Afternoon

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Procedural Considerations

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm

Patients Follow-up - N. Lellouche MD

2:20 pm - 2:45 pm

Case Studies Discussion - K. Zannis MD

2:45 pm - 3:10 pm

Endocardial Ablation options - J. Melichercik MD

3:10 pm - 3:30 pm

Case Orchestration - J. Yap MD

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Interdisciplinary Education - J. Gill MD

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