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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Higher activity levels linked to better survival in patients with ICDs

June 4, 2015
BOSTON — Among patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators, those with high activity levels had better survival rates compared with…
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Isolated ICD lead revision, extraction unwarranted in asymptomatic patients

June 1, 2015
BOSTON — The risk for complications from implantable cardioverter defibrillator lead revisions and extractions is similar to that of the rate…
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Incident AF associated with cognitive decline independent of stroke

May 28, 2015
BOSTON — Incident atrial fibrillation is associated with cognitive decline independent of ischemic stroke, according to new data from the…
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Analysis: LAA closure carries less per-patient cost than warfarin, aspirin

May 26, 2015
BOSTON — Left atrial appendage closure is associated with lower per-patient costs for patients with atrial fibrillation compared with treatment…
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Early menopause linked to lower AF risk

May 26, 2015
BOSTON — Younger age at menopause was independently associated with decreased risk for atrial fibrillation, according to new data from the…
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Baroreflex activation therapy may benefit HF patients without CRT

May 22, 2015
BOSTON — For patients with HF who underwent baroreflex activation therapy, the magnitude of effect was greater in those without a chronic…
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SELECT-LV: Wireless LV endocardial pacing may benefit CRT nonresponders

May 22, 2015
BOSTON — A wireless left ventricular endocardial pacing system could be a viable alternative for patients with HF in whom cardiac…
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ProMRI: ICD safe in patients undergoing cardiac, thoracic spine MRI

May 21, 2015
BOSTON — An implantable cardioverter defibrillator was safe and effective in patients undergoing a cardiac or thoracic spine MRI at 1.5 T…
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Effect of exercise on AF risk differs by sex

May 21, 2015
BOSTON — Among those with atrial fibrillation, women who engage in moderate and vigorous physical activity and men who engage in moderate…
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Adding linear ablation lesions to pulmonary vein isolation fails to improve outcomes

May 21, 2015
BOSTON — The addition of linear ablation lesions to pulmonary vein isolation for patients with sustained paroxysmal or persistent atrial…