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AF Symposium 2017

My Summary Reports Written for A-Fib Patients

Steve Ryan in Orlando Jan 2017 for AF Symposium

Steve Ryan in Orlando Jan 12-14, 2017

by Steve S. Ryan, PhD

The annual AF Symposium is one of the most important scientific conferences on A-Fib in the world. I attend to learn about advances in research and treatments directly from the most eminent scientists and doctors. My goal is to offer A-Fib.com readers the most up-to-date research and developments that may impact their treatment choices.

Archive Link: How to find my reports from all Atrial Fibrillation-related medical conferences

REPORT TITLE PRESENTER (S) DATE POSTED
15. Live Case of Ablation with FIRM Mapping System Dr. David Wilber from Loyola Un. Medical Center in Chicago, IL March 16, 2017
14. Movin’ it: Protecting the Esophagus During Ablation – LIVE VIDEO Drs. Rodney Horton, Amin Al-Ahmad and David Burkhardt, Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute, Austin, TX. March 11, 2017
13. LIVE VIDEO: Can Adding Fibrosis Improve Ablation Success? Drs. Kevin Heist and Nathan Van Houzen, Mass. General Hospital, Boston, MA March 8, 2017
12. LiVE VIDEO: Ablation Using Non-Contact Ultrasound Basket Catheter Dipole Density Mapping Drs. Peter Neuzil, Jan Petru and Jan Skoda, Na Homolce Hospital, Prague, The Czech Republic. Feb. 23, 2017
11. LIVE VIDEO: Ablation using CardioFocus HeartLight Endoscopic Visually Guided Laser Balloon Drs. Peter Neuzil, Jan Petru and Jan Skoda, Na Homolce Hospital, Prague, The Czech Republic. Feb. 11, 2017
10, LIVE VIDEO! Two Procedures—Different Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occlusion Devices Drs. Claudio Tondo, Antonio Dello Russo, Gaetano Fassini, and Massimo Moltrasio, Milan, Italy Feb. 3, 2017
9. World-Wide Studies on Genetic A-Fib Dr. Patrick Ellinor of Mass. General Hospital, Boston MA Feb. 1, 2017
8. New Insights into the Effects of Obesity on Atrial Fibrillation Dr. Jose Jalife of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Jan 28, 2017
7. A-Fib Increases Fibrosis by 5%-10% Per Year Dr. Nassir Marrouche of the University of Utah (CARMA), Salt Lake City, UT Jan 27, 2017
6. Hypercoagulability May Cause A-Fib, NOACs May Prevent It Dr. Ulrich Schotten of the University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands Jan 27, 2017
5. Some Forms of Fibrosis May Be Reversible: Research with Overweight Sheep Dr. Stanley Nattel of the U. of Montreal, Montreal, Canada Jan 23, 2017
4. Links Between Inflammation, Oxidative Stress and A-Fib David Van Wagoner, PhD, the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH Jan 21, 2017
3. 3D Virtual Heart’ Predicts Location of Rotors Dr. Natalia Trayanova of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Jan 21, 2017
2. 2017 European A-Fib Stroke Risk Guidelines Changes & No Gender Bias Dr. John Camm from St. George’s Medical Center, London, UK Jan 19, 2017
1. 2017 AF Symposium Overview by Steve S. Ryan, PhD – – – Jan 17,2017
Archive: Link to my reports of all Atrial Fibrillation-related medical conferences

J. Ruskin

“Steve Ryan’s summaries of the A-Fib Symposium are terrific. Steve has the ability to synthesize and communicate accurately in clear and simple terms the essence of complex subjects. This is an exceptional skill and a great service to patients with atrial fibrillation.” — Dr. Jeremy Ruskin of Mass. General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

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