Medtronic at Heart Rhythm Society 2021

Rhythm Theater Presentations

Preregistration is not required for Rhythm Theater presentations.
Location
: Rhythm Theaters are located in the back of Exhibit Hall — sessions are also available via livestream for virtual attendees.

Wednesday, July 28

3:00–4:00 p.m. ET
Rhythm Theater #1
Innovation Doesn’t End at the Procedure: Reducing CIED Infection Rates and Enabling Remote Patient Management Through Technology and Services

This session reviews how innovations in remote patient monitoring and CIED infection prevention can help with your practice’s post-pandemic recovery. Experts will review best practices to reduce your clinical and economic burden.

  • Maninder Bedi, M.D.
  • Suneet Mittal, M.D., FACC, FHRS
Add to Calendar MM/DD/YYYY 07/28/2021 03:00 PM 07/28/2021 04:00 PM America/New_York Rhythm Theater #1 Innovation Doesn’t End at the Procedure: Reducing CIED Infection Rates and Enabling Remote Patient Management Through Technology and Services

This session reviews how innovations in remote patient monitoring and CIED infection prevention can help with your practice’s post-pandemic recovery. Experts will review best practices to reduce your clinical and economic burden.

  • Maninder Bedi, M.D.
  • Suneet Mittal, M.D., FACC, FHRS
Rhythm Theater 1 is located in the back of Exhibit Hall 15 TRANSPARENT

4:45–5:45 p.m. ET
Rhythm Theater #2
Innovating Toward a New Era for Ablation Technology

Review the clinical evidence and initial experience with an innovative approach to temperature-controlled ablation and discuss the extensive research involved with defining the world of pulsed field ablation.

  • Atul Verma, M.D., FRCPC, FHRS
  • David E. Haines, M.D., FHRS
  • Tom McElderry, M.D., FHRS, FACC
Add to Calendar MM/DD/YYYY 07/28/2021 04:45 PM 07/28/2021 05:45 PM America/New_York Rhythm Theater #2 Innovating Toward a New Era for Ablation Technology

Review the clinical evidence and initial experience with an innovative approach to temperature-controlled ablation and discuss the extensive research involved with defining the world of pulsed field ablation.

  • Atul Verma, M.D., FRCPC, FHRS
  • David E. Haines, M.D., FHRS
  • Tom McElderry, M.D., FHRS, FACC
Rhythm Theater 2 is located in the back of Exhibit Hall 15 TRANSPARENT

Thursday, July 29

9:30–10:30 a.m. ET
Rhythm Theater #1 
Can New CRT Response Data Create an Opportunity for Earlier Patient Referrals and Address Disparities?

A new REVERSE trial analysis shows patients who stabilize with CRT have a much better prognosis than previously appreciated. Experts will discuss whether the current classification of “non-responder” is no longer appropriate and what impact this can have on treatment disparities for patients.

  • Andrea Russo, M.D., FACC, FHRS, FAHA
  • Michael Gold, M.D., Ph.D., FHRS
  • Anne Curtis, M.D., FACC, FHRS, M.A.C.P., FAHA
Add to Calendar MM/DD/YYYY 07/29/2021 09:30 AM 07/29/2021 10:30 AM America/New_York Rhythm Theater #1 Can New CRT Response Data Create an Opportunity for Earlier Patient Referrals and Address Disparities?

A new REVERSE trial analysis shows patients who stabilize with CRT have a much better prognosis than previously appreciated.  Experts will discuss whether the current classification of “non-responder” is no longer appropriate and what impact this can have on treatment disparities for patients.

  • Andrea Russo, M.D., FACC, FHRS, FAHA
  • Michael Gold, M.D., Ph.D., FHRS
  • Anne Curtis, M.D., FACC, FHRS, M.A.C.P., FAHA
Rhythm Theater 1 is located in the back of Exhibit Hall 15 TRANSPARENT

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. ET
Rhythm Theater #1
The Evolution of Early Detection and Rhythm Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

This session examines the evolution in the diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF) and reviews the clinical evidence supporting the earlier treatment of AF patients.

  • John D. Hummel, M.D., FHRS, FACC
  • Suneet Mittal, M.D., FACC, FHRS
  • Jason G. Andrade, M.D., FHRS
Add to Calendar MM/DD/YYYY 07/29/2021 11:30 AM 07/29/2021 12:30 PM America/New_York Rhythm Theater #1 The Evolution of Early Detection and Rhythm Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

This session examines the evolution in the diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF) and reviews the clinical evidence supporting the earlier treatment of AF patients.

  • John D. Hummel, M.D., FHRS, FACC
  • Suneet Mittal, M.D., FACC, FHRS
  • Jason G. Andrade, M.D., FHRS
Rhythm Theater 1 is located in the back of Exhibit Hall 15 TRANSPARENT

1:30–2:30 p.m. ET
Rhythm Theater #1
Thinking Outside the Can: Applying Artificial Intelligence for Rapid Innovation and What It Means for Patient Care

Explore the potential for artificial intelligence to transform the ECG adjudication process. Experts discuss how the Medtronic machine-learning platform opens the door to rapid innovation to improve diagnostic accuracy, reduce false positive alerts, and free up clinician time for the human side of care.

  • Yeruva Madhu Reddy, M.D.
  • Ilyas Colombowala, M.D.
Add to Calendar MM/DD/YYYY 07/29/2021 01:30 PM 07/29/2021 02:30 PM America/New_York Rhythm Theater #1 Thinking Outside the Can: Applying Artificial Intelligence for Rapid Innovation and What It Means for Patient Care

Explore the potential for artificial intelligence to transform the ECG Adjudication process. Experts discuss how the Medtronic machine-learning platform opens the door to rapid innovation to improve diagnostic accuracy, reduce false positive alerts, and free up clinician time for the human side of care.

  • Yeruva Madhu Reddy, M.D.
  • Ilyas Colombowala, M.D.
Rhythm Theater 1 is located in the back of Exhibit Hall 15 TRANSPARENT

Friday, July 30

9:30–10:30 a.m. ET
Rhythm Theater #1
Cardiac Device Therapy in 2021: Novel Technologies to Prevent Complications and Improve Outcomes

This session reviews the latest technologies to prevent complications associated with ICDs and CRT-Ds. Experts review device effectiveness in the modern population, discuss strategies to reduce preventable shocks, and a solution to improve patient outcomes related to infection.

  • George Crossley, M.D., FHRS, FACC, FAHA
  • Hafiza Khan, M.D., M.M.S., FHRS, FACC
  • Anish K. Amin, M.D.
Add to Calendar MM/DD/YYYY 07/30/2021 09:30 AM 07/30/2021 10:30 AM America/New_York Rhythm Theater #1 Cardiac Device Therapy in 2021: Novel Technologies to Prevent Complications and Improve Outcomes

This session reviews the latest technologies to prevent complications associated with ICDs and CRT-Ds. Experts review device effectiveness in the modern population, discuss strategies to reduce preventable shocks, and a solution to improve patient outcomes related to infection.

  • George Crossley, M.D. FHRS, FACC, FAHA
  • Hafiza Khan, M.D., M.M.S., FHRS, FACC
  • Anish K. Amin, M.D.
Rhythm Theater 1 is located in the back of Exhibit Hall 15 TRANSPARENT

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. ET
Rhythm Theater #1
Innovations in Cardiac Pacing: Meet Micra™ AV

Join expert implanters as they share their clinical experience with Micra AV and lead a discussion on Micra AV functionality, evidence, and patient selection considerations.

  • Camille Frazier-Mills, M.D., M.H.S.
  • Devi Nair, M.D., FACC, FHRS
Add to Calendar MM/DD/YYYY 07/30/2021 11:30 AM 07/30/2021 12:30 PM America/New_York Rhythm Theater #1 Innovations in Cardiac Pacing: Meet Micra™ AV

Join expert implanters as they share their clinical experience with Micra AV and lead a discussion on Micra AV functionality, evidence, and patient selection considerations.

  • Camille Frazier-Mills, M.D., M.H.S.
  • Devi Nair, M.D., FACC, FHRS
Rhythm Theater 1 is located in the back of Exhibit Hall 15 TRANSPARENT

Medical Education Programs and Events

Access training and education, live virtual events, session recordings, and product information on Medtronic Academy to enhance your cardiac rhythm and Medtronic product knowledge.

Tuesday, July 27

7:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. ET
Interpreting the Unknown Electrogram - Dr. Prystowsky's 34th Annual EP Fellows Seminar

Westin Boston Waterfront, Grand Ballroom

This one-day, intensive course is designed to educate EP fellows on best practices to effectively diagnose arrhythmias using intracardiac electrogram tracings. The faculty will review key factors to understanding arrhythmogenic electrocardiographic features. Audience members may volunteer to work with the faculty members to interpret the tracings.

Course Director:

  • Eric Prystowsky, M.D.

Faculty:

  • Francis Marchlinski, M.D.
  • William Stevenson, M.D.
  • David Wilber, M.D.
Add to Calendar MM/DD/YYYY 07/27/2021 07:00 AM 07/27/2021 04:00 PM America/New_York Interpreting the Unknown Electrogram - Dr. Prystowsky's 34th Annual EP Fellows Seminar

This one-day, intensive course is designed to educate EP fellows on best practices to effectively diagnose arrhythmias using intracardiac electrogram tracings. The faculty will review key factors to understanding arrhythmogenic electrocardiographic features. Audience members may volunteer to work with the faculty members to interpret the tracings.

Course Director:

  • Eric Prystowsky, M.D.

Faculty:

  • Francis Marchlinski, M.D.
  • William Stevenson, M.D.
  • David Wilber, M.D.
Westin Boston Waterfront, Grand Ballroom 15 TRANSPARENT

Wednesday, July 28

11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. ET
Leadless Pacing Lunch & Learn: AV Synchronous Ventricular Pacing with Micra AV

Westin Boston Waterfront, Grand Ballroom

Please join our expert panel to learn more about key Micra AV clinical evidence, Micra AV synchrony technology, patient selection consideration, and other interesting topics through case study reviews. No advanced registration is required.

Faculty:

  • Mikhael El-Chami, M.D., FACC, FHRS
  • Laurence Epstein, M.D., FACC, FHRS
  • Theofanie Mela, M.D.
  • Nicholas Olson, M.D.
  • Assoc. Prof. Clemens Steinwender, M.D., FESC
Add to Calendar MM/DD/YYYY 07/28/2021 11:30 AM 07/28/2021 01:00 PM America/New_York Leadless Pacing Lunch & Learn: AV Synchronous Ventricular Pacing with Micra AV

Please join our expert panel to learn more about key Micra AV clinical evidence, Micra AV synchrony technology, patient selection consideration, and other interesting topics through case study reviews. No advanced registration is required.

Faculty:

  • Mikhael El-Chami, M.D., FACC, FHRS
  • Laurence Epstein, M.D., FACC, FHRS
  • Theofanie Mela, M.D.
  • Nicholas Olson, M.D.
  • Assoc. Prof. Clemens Steinwender, M.D., FESC
Westin Boston Waterfront, Grand Ballroom 15 TRANSPARENT

Thursday, July 29

7:05–7:25 a.m. ET
Industry Expert Unplugged Digital Event: Can New ATP Strategies Reduce Preventable ICD Shocks?

View Event

Add to Calendar MM/DD/YYYY 07/29/2021 07:05 AM 07/29/2021 07:25 AM America/New_York Industry Expert Unplugged Digital Event: Can New ATP Strategies Reduce Preventable ICD Shocks?


https://www.mlmstream.com/newdeliveredatp 15 TRANSPARENT

7:25–7:45 a.m. ET
Industry Expert Unplugged Digital Event: How Much AF Is Enough? Meet DEFINE AFib

Watch Event

Add to Calendar MM/DD/YYYY 07/29/2021 07:25 AM 07/29/2021 07:45 AM America/New_York Industry Expert Unplugged Digital Event: How Much AF Is Enough? Meet DEFINE AFib


https://www.mlmstream.com/defineafib 15 TRANSPARENT

Friday, July 30

7:25–7:45 a.m. ET
Industry Expert Unplugged Digital Event: Leveraging TriageHF™ Technology to Effectively Manage CIED Heart Failure Populations

Stream Event

Add to Calendar MM/DD/YYYY 07/30/2021 07:25 AM 07/30/2021 07:45 AM America/New_York Industry Expert Unplugged Digital Event: Leveraging TriageHF™ Technology to Effectively Manage CIED Heart Failure Populations


https://www.mlmstream.com/triagehf 15 TRANSPARENT

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