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.

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MADIT-CHIC: CRT beneficial in chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy

May 17, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Among patients with chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy eligible for cardiac resynchronization therapy, CRT improved left…
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In ICD, CRT-D trials, serious events declined over time

May 16, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In patients with HF enrolled in the MADIT studies of implantable cardioverter defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization…
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Effect of CRT ‘powerful and enduring’

May 16, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In patients with HF with reduced ejection fraction, long-term use of a cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator was…
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BERLIN-VT: Timing of ventricular tachycardia ablation does not affect mortality in patients with MI, ICD

May 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Among patients with ventricular tachycardia indicated for an implantable cardioverter defibrillator after MI, preventive…
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CABANA analysis: Age a factor in mortality after AF ablation

May 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Catheter ablation lowered recurrence of atrial fibrillation across a range of age groups compared with drug therapy, and…
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CAPTURE: Carotid filter may safely prevent stroke in AF

May 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The placement of a permanent carotid filter was safe in patients with atrial fibrillation and a high stroke risk who were not…
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Pulsed field ablation safe for paroxysmal AF

May 13, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Pulsed field ablation was able to safely isolate pulmonary veins with excellent durability in patients with paroxysmal atrial…
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Selective, nonselective His bundle pacing strategies confer similar HF, mortality outcomes

May 13, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients who underwent nonselective His bundle pacing had similar rates of HF hospitalization and mortality compared with…
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Telemedicine improved access to care for children with arrhythmia disorders

May 12, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Using telemedicine for pediatric electrophysiology was a cost-effective option to improve access to subspecialty care with…
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Body scanners at airports may not interfere with ICDs, pacemakers

May 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Body scanners at security checkpoints at airports did not interfere with the functionality of cardiac implantable devices…

Meeting Calendar

Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions

May 8, 2019 - May 11, 2019