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AF Symposium 2018

My Summary Reports Written for A-Fib Patients

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.

REPORT TITLE PRESENTER (S) DATE POSTED
11. Findings from the CASTLE-AF Clinical Trial Dr. Nassir Marrouche Mar. 21, 2018
10. Live Case: CryoBalloon Catheter for Isolation of the LAA Dr. Bradley Knight from Northwestern Un. in Chicago, IL Mar. 1, 2018
9. REAFFIRM Trial—Kiss of Death for FIRM Mapping? Dr. John Hummel from the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Feb. 28, 2018
8. Live Case: Installing an Amplatzer™ Amulet™ LAA Occluder Dr. Claudio Tondo from Milan, Italy Feb. 28, 2018
7. Live Case: Isolating the Left Atrial Appendage using RF Energy Dr. Rodney Horton, Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute, Austin, TX Feb. 25, 2018
6. Live Case: RADAR―A Software Breakthrough in Identifying A-Fib Rotors and Drivers? Dr. Petr Neuzil from Prague, Czech Republic Feb. 24, 2018
5. Live Case: Installing a Coherex WaveCrest LAA Occlusion Device Dr. Tom De Potter from Aalst, Belgium Feb. 24, 2018
4. Live Case: The DV8 Retractor: an Esophageal Deviation Tool from Manual Surgical Sciences Drs. Kevin Heist, Conor Barrett and Moussa Mansour from Massachusetts General in Boston, MA Feb. 22, 2018
3. A Friendly Debate: “Can Anticoagulants Be Stopped After AF Ablation? Dr. Francis Marchlinsk, Un. of Pennsylvania Health Center and Dr. Elaine M. Hylek, Boston Un. Medical Center Feb. 21, 2018
2. New Product: Innovative iCLAS Cyro Catheter by Adagio Medical Hugh Calkins, MD moderator; Panelists: Drs. James Cox, Michel Haissaguerre, Tom de Potter, Lucas Boersm and Alex Babkin Feb. 7, 2018
1. 2018 AF Symposium Overview by Steve S. Ryan, PhD – – – Feb. 4, 2018
Archive: Link to my 2017 AF Symposium reports of all Atrial Fibrillation-related medical conferences

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