Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions

Healio brings you the highlights from the Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from HRS, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

New technologies to treat arrhythmias unveiled at HRS

June 5, 2018
BOSTON —Data relating to numerous new technologies providing new solutions for patients with arrhythmia disorders were unveiled at the Heart…
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Artificial intelligence identifies long QT syndrome when ECG did not

June 1, 2018
BOSTON — Artificial intelligence using deep neural networks identified patients with congenital long QT syndrome whose ECG reading was normal…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Sensing filter reduces inappropriate shocks from subcutaneous ICD

May 31, 2018
BOSTON — A sensing filter reduced inappropriate shocks from a subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator by nearly 70%, according to…
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Novel ultrarapid AF ablation technology safe in first-in-human trial

May 25, 2018
BOSTON — Pulsed electrical field ablation, a new technology that enables ablation for atrial fibrillation to be performed rapidly, appears to…
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At Issue: CABANA sparks debate over appropriateness of ablation in AF

May 18, 2018
BOSTON — The results of the CABANA trial presented at the Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Sessions ignited vigorous debate over whether…
Meeting NewsPerspective

CASTLE-AF: Ablation reduces AF burden in HF

May 17, 2018
BOSTON — Catheter ablation improved atrial fibrillation burden and time to first AF recurrence in patients with AF and HF, according to new…
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Botulinum toxin suppression of AF maintained at 3 years

May 15, 2018
BOSTON — Patients who received an injection of botulinum toxin into epicardial fat pads during CABG had lower incidence of atrial…
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VIDEO: Jagmeet P. Singh, MD, DPhil, highlights important studies from HRS

May 14, 2018
BOSTON —In this Cardiology Today video exclusive, Jagmeet P. Singh, MD, DPhil, FACC, FHRS, associate chief of the cardiology division at…
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Thromboembolic risk greater with direct oral anticoagulants vs. warfarin when adherence low

May 14, 2018
BOSTON — Among patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation prescribed an oral anticoagulant who had low adherence to their medication…
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PTSD may raise risk for AF

May 13, 2018
BOSTON — Veterans with PTSD were more likely to have atrial fibrillation than veterans without it, according to a study presented at the Heart…