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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VIDEO: Professional diversity creates opportunity for education at HRS

May 12, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — In this video, George F. Van Hare, MD, FHRS, CCDS, CEPS, pediatric cardiologist and electrophysiologist at St. Louis…
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Mapping can identify individual drivers that maintain ventricular fibrillation

May 10, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Ventricular fibrillation mapping can accurately identify individual drivers, according to data presented at the Heart Rhythm…
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VIDEO: Few complications related to same-day discharge in patients implanted with ICDs

May 9, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — In this video, Richard I. Fogel, MD, FHRS, CCDS, from St. Vincent Medical Group, Indianapolis, and past president of the Heart…
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EFFORTLESS: Subcutaneous ICD effective in treating ventricular tachyarrhythmias

May 9, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO —A subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator successfully cardioverted ventricular tachyarrhythmias without lead…
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Same day-discharge is safe, comparable with next day-discharge

May 8, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO —Same day-discharge was as safe as next day-discharge for patients after elective implantable cardioverter defibrillator…
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Among warfarin users, patients with AF at increased risk for dementia

May 7, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — In patients taking warfarin long term, those with atrial fibrillation had elevated risk for dementia, according to a…
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VIDEO: AF treatment challenges persist

May 6, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — At the Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Sessions, President John D. Day, MD, FHRS, discusses persistent challenges in the…
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AFACT: Patients with advanced AF do not benefit from ganglionic plexus ablation

May 6, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Additional ganglionic plexus ablation during thoracoscopic surgery does not provide improved rhythm outcomes and may cause…
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VIDEO: Michael R. Gold, MD, PhD, highlights groundbreaking trials at HRS 2016

May 6, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — New data presented at the Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Sessions advance the understanding of catheter ablation and…
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Severe sleep apnea associated with higher risk for AF in patients with pacemakers

May 6, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — In patients with pacemakers, severe sleep apnea was a significant predictor of atrial fibrillation, according to a study…