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 Coverage

Small leaks after LAA closure could lead to neurological events

May 20, 2015
BOSTON — More than one-fifth of patients participating in a registry of the Lariat left atrial appendage ligation device had various degrees of…
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Uninterrupted rivaroxaban feasible in patients undergoing catheter ablation for AF

May 20, 2015
BOSTON — In patients undergoing catheter ablation for nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, uninterrupted rivaroxaban use was feasible and…
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Botulinum toxin injection during CABG suppresses AF for 1 year

May 19, 2015
BOSTON — Injection of botulinum toxin into epicardial fat pads during CABG reduced the incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation and…
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Visually guided laser balloon noninferior to radiofrequency ablation for pulmonary vein isolation

May 18, 2015
BOSTON — A visually guided laser balloon was noninferior to standard-of-care radiofrequency ablation for pulmonary vein isolation in patients…
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Cryoballoon ablation noninferior to radiofrequency energy ablation for pulmonary vein isolation

May 18, 2015
BOSTON — Cryoballoon ablation was noninferior to radiofrequency energy ablation for pulmonary vein isolation in patients with paroxysmal atrial…
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Miniaturized leadless transcatheter pacing system safe in first human study

May 15, 2015
BOSTON — A self-contained miniaturized leadless transcatheter pacing system was implanted safely and performed as expected in its first study…
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Consensus statement collects recommendations on three disorders affecting CV, nervous systems

May 15, 2015
BOSTON — The Heart Rhythm Society released a first-of-its kind expert consensus statement on the treatment of three CV disorders that affect…
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Remote monitoring of cardiac devices reduces hospitalizations, costs

May 14, 2015
Remote monitoring, regardless of device type, was associated with reduced hospitalizations and costs, according to results of an analysis presented…
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Evera MRI: ICD system safe, effective in patients undergoing MRI

May 14, 2015
BOSTON — An implantable cardioverter defibrillator system designed for compatibility with full-body MRI was safe and effective in patients…
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SCS HEART: Thoracic spinal cord stimulation may benefit patients with HF

June 13, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Dual-targeted thoracic spinal cord stimulation was safe and effective in patients with severe symptomatic systolic HF…