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

In patients with HF, AF prevalence varies by race, ethnicity

May 6, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Among patients with HF, Hispanics and blacks were less likely to develop atrial fibrillation compared with non-Hispanic whites…
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VIDEO: Sports participation safe for young patients with ICDs

May 5, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — In this video exclusive, Elizabeth V. Saarel, MD, FHRS, highlights a low incidence of serious adverse events due to sports…
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RESPOND-CRT: Hemodynamic sensor technology safe, effective for patients with HF, CRT devices

May 5, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — A new technology using a hemodynamic sensor is safe and effective to use to enhance response to cardiac resynchronization…
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VANISH: Catheter ablation superior to drugs for treating recurrent ventricular tachycardia

May 5, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Catheter ablation benefited certain patients with MI and an implantable cardioverter defibrillator more than escalating…
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Successful AF ablation reduces health care costs

May 5, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients with atrial fibrillation who are event-free after catheter ablation had a 40% reduction in their health care costs…
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Smartphone-based ECG monitor effective for diagnosing palpitations

May 5, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO —A smartphone-based ECG recorder was noninferior to an ambulatory event monitor for the diagnosis of palpitations, according to…
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VIDEO: HEARTLIGHT provides more evidence on laser balloon technology for AF

June 8, 2015
BOSTON — In this video, Vivek Y. Reddy, MD, director of electrophysiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, presents results of the…
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Transcatheter mitral valve repair may reduce ventricular tachyarrhythmia burden

June 8, 2015
BOSTON — Transcatheter mitral valve repair may reduce the burden of ventricular tachyarrhythmia in older adults, according to data presented at…
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ECG sensors on smartphones detect AF in general population

June 5, 2015
BOSTON — Smartphone-enabled ECG sensors can detect atrial fibrillation in the general adult public, according to study data presented at the…
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VIDEO: Wireless left ventricular pacing shows ‘promise’

June 5, 2015
BOSTON — In this video, Vivek Y. Reddy, MD, director of electrophysiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, discusses results of the…