PRAGUE RHYTHM 2024, April 21 - 23, 2024, CONGRESS WITH LIVE CASES AND DEMONSTRATIONS

Prague Workshop

Preliminary programme

Day 1 (Sunday, April 21, 2024)

09:30-10:00
Opening Ceremony and Introduction
Josef Kautzner, Prague, Czech Republic
10:00-10:30
Anatomy for electrophysiologists
Maxim Didenko, Bad Oyenhausen, Germany
10:30-11:15
Intracardiac echocardiography for electrophysiologists
Mansour Razminia, Elgin, IL, USA
11:15-11:45
Intracardiac echocardiography and 3D mapping system: a perfect marriage
Fermin Garcia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
11:45-12:15
Standardized workflows for improving efficiency and efficacy of catheter ablation
Tom De Potter, Aalst, Belgium
12:15-13:00
Lunch break
13:00-14:00
VT lectures 1
13:00-13:15
How much should we evaluate patients with clinically idiopathic PVC/VT?
Daniele Muser, Udine, Italy
13:15-13:30
The role of ganglion stellate blockade in the management of electrical storm
Marek Šramko, Prague, Czech Republic
13:30-13:45
Thoracic sympathectomy in the management of electrical storm
Kalyanam Shivkumar, Los Angeles, CA, USA
13:45-14:00
Complications of VT ablation and how to minimize them?
Josef Kautzner, Prague, Czech Republic
14:00-14:30
Discussion
14:30-16:00
VT lectures 2
14:30-14:45
Targeted ablation of ventricular tachycardia guided by wavefront discontinuities during sinus rhythm
Roderick Tung, Phoenix, AZ, USA
14:45-15:00
Septal substrate ablation guided by delayed transmural conduction times: A novel ablation approach to target intramural substrates
Pasquale Santangeli, Cleveland, OH, USA
15:00-15:15
Decrement evoked potential mapping to guide ventricular tachycardia ablation: Elucidating the functional substrate.
Andreu Porta-Sánchez, Barcelona, Spain
15:15 - 15:30
TBA
Vivek Reddy, New York, NY, USA (Petr Neuzil)
15:30-16:00
Debate. Can we predict hemodynamic deterioration during VT ablation for preemptive use of percutaneous mechanical support?
Pro - Pasquale Santangeli, Cleveland, OH, USA
Contra – Predrag Stojadinović, Prague, Czech Republic
16:00-16:30
Discussion
16:30-16:45
Coffee break
16:45-19:30
Live cases 1 (4 cases simultaneously)

Day 2 (Monday, April 22, 2024)

08:00-09:30
VT lectures 3
08:00-08:15
How to optimize pulsed field ablation lesion?
Hiroshi Nakagawa, Cleveland, OH, USA
08:15-08:30
Early experience with pulsed field in VT ablation
Petr Peichl, Prague, Czech Republic
08:30-08:45
Catheter ablation for cardiogenetic diseases?
Giuseppe Ciconte, Milan, Italy
08:45-09:00
Mapping and ablation of idiopathic VF
Mélèze Hocini, Bordeaux, France
09:00-09:30
Discussion
09:30-12:30
Live cases 2 (5 cases simultaneously, one from Milan by C. Pappone)
12:30-13:30
Lunch
13:30-15:30
AF Lectures
13:30-13:45
Is pulsed field ablation of AF a game changer?
Gian Battista Chierchia, Brussels, Belgium
13:45-14:00
Is pulsed field ablation for AF one entity?
Tom De Potter, Aalst, Belgium
14:00-14:15
Artificial intelligence software standardizes electrogram-based ablation outcome for persistent atrial fibrillation
Julien Seitz, Marseille, France
14:15-14:30
Is high-power, short-duration ablation still appealing?
Nándor Szegedi, Budapest, Hungary
14:30-14:45
Radiotherapy for atrial fibrillation: a viable approach?
Massimo Grimaldi, Bari, Italy
14:45-15:00
Hybrid AF ablation: still room for it?
Bert Maessen, Maastricht, The Netherlands
15:00-15:30
Discussion
15:30-16:00
Coffee break
16:00-19:30
Live cases 3 (4 cases simultaneously)

Day 3 (Tuesday, April 23, 2024)

8:00-9:00
Cardioinhibitory syncope and inappropriate sinus tachycardia
8:00-08:15
Cardioneuroablation - current evidence and ongoing studies
Roman Piotrowski, Warsaw, Poland
08:15-08:30
Cardioneuroablation - unilateral or bilateral approach?
Dan Wichterle, Prague, Czech Republic
08:30-08:45
Cardioneuroablation: the neurological point of view
Alessandra Fanciulli, Innsbruck, Austria
08:45-09:00
Invasive treatment of inappropriate sinus tachycardia and POTS
Carlo de Asmundis, Brussels, Belgium
09:00-09:15
Discussion
09:15-11:30
Live cases 4 (2 cases simultaneously from IKEM)
11:30-12:00
Coffee break
12:00-12:15
TBD
12:15-12:45
The future of catheter ablation
Vivek Y Reddy, New York, NY, USA
12:45-13:00
Discussion
13:00-13:05
Adjourn
Josef Kautzner, Prague, Czech Republic