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

Artificial intelligence, wearable ring device may detect AF

May 9, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A novel wearable smart ring device with a deep learning algorithm detected atrial fibrillation with photoplethysmography…
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LAA ablation may raise risk for stroke, TIA

May 9, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Among patients who underwent catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation, those who had left atrial appendage ablation with or…
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AF ablation volume correlated with complication, mortality rates

May 8, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients who receive atrial fibrillation ablation at hospitals that perform the procedures infrequently are at elevated risk…
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Grapefruit juice may prolong QT interval

May 8, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients who drank 2 L grapefruit juice within several hours had significant corrected QT interval, especially in women and…
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Bariatric surgery may lower AF recurrence before ablation

May 8, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Bariatric surgery should be recommended for morbidly obese patients with atrial fibrillation before ablation to reduce AF…
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Patient knowledge of implantable devices suboptimal

May 8, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Most patients missed at least one question on basic information about their implantable cardiac device, and almost half missed…
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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…