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Join us on-site at Heart Rhythm 2024

Boston | May 16–19

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Join us on-site at #HRS2024 for exclusive hands-on training, discussion with industry leaders, rhythm theaters, symposia, and more.

PFA Live Case Summit*

This complimentary CME-accredited conference is designed to provide attendees with the opportunity to learn from experts and enhance their knowledge of the safety and efficiency of PFA technologies and techniques in various clinical scenarios. The PFA Live Case Summit will consist of 5 sessions, which feature the combined total of 16 live and previously recorded cases from world-renowned institutions. 

Program Directors: Vivek Reddy, MD and Srinivas Dukkipati, MD  

Breakfast/Check-in: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Time: 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM

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Innovation Drive Ribbon Cutting

Introduction of our Mobile Professional Education Platform with Boston Scientific leadership:

Mike Mahoney, President, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer (Boston Scientific)

Ken Stein, MD, Senior Vice President, Global Chief Medical Officer (Boston Scientific)

Time: 11:00 AM

Innovation Drive Showcase

Join Boston Scientific for an immersive experience at the forefront of training innovation. Discover the latest advancements in hands-on, skills-based training modalities in this unique mobile lab experience Innovation Drive. Explore our 1,000-square-foot trailer showcasing cutting-edge technologies across Boston Scientific's exciting EP and CRM portfolio, including: FARAPULSE™ Pulsed Field Ablation System, POLARx™ FIT Cryoablation Balloon Catheter, WATCHMAN™ LAAC Device, Transseptal Access Solutions and the EMBLEM™ MRI S-ICD System. Join other industry professionals during this informative reception.

Time: 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

APPRAISE ATP LBCT

Assessment of Primary Prevention Patients Receiving an ICD – Systematic Evaluation of ATP​.

Presenter: Claudio Schuger, MD

Time: 11:45 AM – 11:55 AM

FARADISE LBCT

Real World Data Collection in Subjects Treated with FARAPULSE PFA System.

Presenter: Lucas Boersma, MD

Time: 4:30 PM – 4:40 PM

Next-Generation Technology Suite

Future PFA Catheters and Mapping Integration with FARAVIEW™ Software ModuleBoston Scientific is developing a complete portfolio of mapping-integrated PFA catheters with unique ablation visualization. Learn how we plan to increase your confidence in delivering accurate and effective PFA ablations.

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Next-Generation LAAC Solutions: Explore the cutting-edge advancements in next-generation Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) solutions, including innovative devices, access systems, and imaging technologies. Discover how these developments aim to address current unmet needs while surpassing safety and performance standards.

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Access Solutions – The Future of Transseptal and Steerable Sheaths: Expansion of left-heart therapies places an increased focus on predictability and efficiency of transseptal access. Learn more about how we aim to streamline left-heart access and enable left-heart therapies.

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Cardiac Rhythm Management: See the latest innovations in Cardiac Rhythm Management, including contemporary pacing tools and the Modular CRM (mCRM™) System.

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Boston Scientific Cardiac Diagnostics, Inc.: Learn about the future of Cardiac Diagnostics. Diagnose patients earlier and monitor patients more effectively after therapies and procedures.

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Next-Generation LUX-Dx™ ICM Systems: The next-generation LUX-Dx ICM System Station will highlight the broadest portfolio of cardiac diagnostic offerings, including future LUX-Dx ICM Systems.

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Left Bundle Branch Area Pacing: Clinical Conundrums and Future Directions

Discuss challenges and progress in left bundle branch area pacing, including individual patient characteristics, pacing locations, and clinical data on conduction system pacing.

Moderator: Michael Gold, MD

Presenters: Apoor Patel, MD, Gaurav Upadhyay, MD, and Daniel Friedman, MD

Registration: 6:00 AM – 6:30 AM

Time: 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM

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MODULAR ATP LBCT​

Tachycardiac Therapy and Endpoint Results of the First Modular, Intra-Body, Communicating Subcutaneous Defibrillator-Leadless Pacemaker System: MODULAR ATP Interim Cohort​.

Presenter: Reinoud Knops, MD

Time: 10:00 AM – 10:10 AM

Collaborative Workflows for Diagnostic AF Monitoring

This faculty-led session will focus on collaborative workflows between advanced practice providers (APPs) and physicians when monitoring for suspected or known AF using BodyGuardian™ MINI Remote Cardiac Monitor§ and the LUX-Dx II+™ ICM System. Panelists will cover detailed care pathway strategies, give examples of how they identify diagnostic monitoring indications, and explain a patient’s journey from symptom to solution. Best practices will be discussed throughout. This is specific to the needs of allied health professionals. Sponsored by Boston Scientific’s Cardiac Diagnostic Solutions portfolio.

Moderator: Tony Fiola, Vice President and General Manager, Cardiac Diagnostic Solutions (Boston Scientific)

Presenters: Nassir Marrouche, MD, FHRS, and Monique Young, ACNP-BC, CVNP-BC; Eugene Fu, MD, FACC, FHRS, and Beth Loessin, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Registration: 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

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FARAPULSE™ Pulsed Field Ablation System: Exploring the Clinical Evolution and Workflow Flexibility

Presenters will provide an overview of the real-world safety, efficacy, and outcomes of FARAPULSE PFA System for AF, detail the workflow flexibility of the system, discuss ablation beyond the pulmonary veins, and report early commercial experience in the U.S.

Moderator: Brad Sutton, MD, Chief Medical Officer, AF Solutions (Boston Scientific)

Presenters: Julian Chun, MD, Amin Al-Ahmad, MD, and Devi Nair, MD

Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

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What's Trending in Left Atrial Appendage Closure: Advancements in Stroke Prevention

This program will include discussion of the next-generation WATCHMAN FLX™ Pro LAAC Device in the context of current clinical practice. With new HRS Expert Consensus for LAAC and AF guideline changes, presentations and discussions will revolve around stroke management strategies, procedural efficiency, and what to expect from upcoming clinical trials.

Moderator: Walid Saliba, MD

Presenters: Manish Shah, MD, Devi Nair, MD, and Shephal Doshi, MD

Time: 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM

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ADVENT LBCT

Impact of Pulsed Field vs. Thermal Ablation on One-Year Atrial Arrhythmia Burden – Sub-Analysis of the ADVENT Trial.

Presenter: Vivek Reddy, MD

Time: 2:15 PM – 2:25 PM

Innovations and Emerging Trends in AF Management

Rhythm control and stroke prevention are key in patients with atrial fibrillation, with rapidly evolving technologies in each field. This session will highlight new technologies in the FARAPULSE PFA System and WATCHMAN FLX Pro LAAC Device.

Moderator: Moussa Mansour, MD

Presenters: Vivek Reddy, MD, Mo Kanj, MD, and David Delurgio, MD

Time: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

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Hands-On Skills Training Sessions

Registration spots are now sold out! Please drop by the Skills Training on-site for availability of the following sessions on Saturday, May 18:

9:30 AM – 10:15 AM: Hands-on experience with the FARAPULSE PFA System and the VersaCross™ RF Transseptal Solution

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM: Hands-on experience with the FARAPULSE PFA System and the VersaCross RF Transseptal Solution

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM: Hands-on experience with the WATCHMAN FLX Pro LAAC Device and the WATCHMAN TruSteer™ Access System

1:30 PM – 2:15 PM: Hands-on experience with POLARx™ FIT Cryoablation Balloon Catheter, Access Solutions, and the Boston Scientific Cardiac Mapping System

2:30 PM – 3:15 PM: Hands-on experience with POLARx FIT Cryoablation Balloon Catheter, Access Solutions, and the Boston Scientific Cardiac Mapping System

4:00 PM – 4:45 PM: Hands-on experience with SSPC, LUX-Dx ICM System, and the EMBLEM™ MRI S-ICD System.

Next-Generation Technology Suite

Future PFA Catheters and Mapping Integration with FARAVIEW™ Software ModuleBoston Scientific is developing a complete portfolio of mapping-integrated PFA catheters with unique ablation visualization. Learn how we plan to increase your confidence in delivering accurate and effective PFA ablations.

Sign up

Next-Generation LAAC Solutions: Explore the cutting-edge advancements in next-generation Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) solutions, including innovative devices, access systems, and imaging technologies. Discover how these developments aim to address current unmet needs while surpassing safety and performance standards.

Sign up

Access Solutions – The Future of Transseptal and Steerable Sheaths: Expansion of left-heart therapies places an increased focus on predictability and efficiency of transseptal access. Learn more about how we aim to streamline left-heart access and enable left-heart therapies.

Sign up

Cardiac Rhythm Management: See the latest innovations in Cardiac Rhythm Management, including contemporary pacing tools and the Modular CRM (mCRM™) System.

Sign up

Boston Scientific Cardiac Diagnostics, Inc.: Learn about the future of Cardiac Diagnostics. Diagnose patients earlier and monitor patients more effectively after therapies and procedures.

Sign up

Next-Generation LUX-Dx™ ICM Systems: The next-generation LUX-Dx ICM System Station will highlight the broadest portfolio of cardiac diagnostic offerings, including future LUX-Dx ICM Systems.

Sign up

Next-Generation Technology Suite

Future PFA Catheters and Mapping Integration with FARAVIEW™ Software ModuleBoston Scientific is developing a complete portfolio of mapping-integrated PFA catheters with unique ablation visualization. Learn how we plan to increase your confidence in delivering accurate and effective PFA ablations.

Sign up

Next-Generation LAAC Solutions: Explore the cutting-edge advancements in next-generation Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) solutions, including innovative devices, access systems, and imaging technologies. Discover how these developments aim to address current unmet needs while surpassing safety and performance standards.

Sign up

Access Solutions – The Future of Transseptal and Steerable Sheaths: Expansion of left-heart therapies places an increased focus on predictability and efficiency of transseptal access. Learn more about how we aim to streamline left-heart access and enable left-heart therapies.

Sign up

Cardiac Rhythm Management: See the latest innovations in Cardiac Rhythm Management, including contemporary pacing tools and the Modular CRM (mCRM™) System.

Sign up

Boston Scientific Cardiac Diagnostics, Inc.: Learn about the future of Cardiac Diagnostics. Diagnose patients earlier and monitor patients more effectively after therapies and procedures.

Sign up

Next-Generation LUX-Dx™ ICM Systems: The next-generation LUX-Dx ICM System Station will highlight the broadest portfolio of cardiac diagnostic offerings, including future LUX-Dx ICM Systems.

Sign up

 

* This event is produced by Mediasphere and funded through educational grants from Boston Scientific.

† Pending 510(k) clearance, not available for sale in the United States.

‡ Boston Scientific Cardiac Diagnostics, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Boston Scientific Cardiac Diagnostics is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boston Scientific.

§ The BodyGuardian™ products and affiliated services are associated with Boston Scientific Cardiac Diagnostics, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boston Scientific.

‖ Caution: Investigational Device. Limited by Federal (or US) law to investigational use only. Not available for sale.

This program is not part of Heart Rhythm 2024 as planned by the Heart Rhythm Program Committee. This event is neither sponsored nor endorsed by the Heart Rhythm Society. This event does not qualify for accredited continuing education (ACE) credit.