22nd Prague Workshop on Catheter Ablation, April 14-16, 2019, Congress Center, Institute of Molecular Genetics of the ASCR
Practical Sessions, April 13, 2019, Congress Center, Institute of Molecular Genetics of the ASCR

Prague Workshop

Programme

Sunday, April 14, 2019

09:30-10:30 Registration

10:30-11:00  Opening ceremony, welcome address – J Kautzner, Prague, Chair: P Neužil (Prague), J Kautzner (Prague)

11:00-11:30  Clinical utility of intracardiac echocardiography for an electrophysiologist – P Peichl, Prague

11:30-12:00  Review of Cases from Prague Workshop 2018 – TBD

12:00-13:15  Review Lectures – Chair: P Neužil (Prague), J Kautzner (Prague)

12:00-12:20  The role of pre-procedural imaging for VT ablation – H Cochet (Bordeaux)

12:20-12:40  Could we exchange analgosedation for hyponosis? – M Scaglione (Asti)

12:40-13:00  Anticoagulation strategies around catheter ablation procedure – M Grimaldi (Bari)

13:00-13:15  Discussion

13:15-14:15  Lunch

14:15-15:45  Mapping and ablation of ventricular arrhythmias 1 – Chairs: R Tung (Chicago) and J Kautzner (Prague)

14:15-14:35  The role of pacing in identification of a substrate in sinus rhythm – Ch de Chillou (Nancy)

14:35-14:55  The 3D mapping of the ventricular myocardial substrate – R Tung (Chicago)

14:55-15:15  Guidewire epicardial mapping – F Garcia (Philadelphia)

15:15-15:35  New catheters and energy sources for VT ablation – V Reddy (New York)

15:35-16:00  Discussion

16:00-16:30  Coffee break

16:30-19:30  Live demonstrations I  - VT ablation – Chairs: V Reddy (New York) and R Čihák (Prague) 

Case 1

Catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia using pacemapping and remote navigation – (C de Chillou, J Škoda) (Homolka)

Case 2

Guidewire mapping of summit VT – (F Garcia, J Kautzner, D Wichterle) (IKEM)

Case 3

Catheter ablation of VT using Diamond tip technology – (J Kautzner, P Peichl) (IKEM)

Case 4

Mapping and ablation of post-infarction ventricular tachycardia using high density mapping – (R Tung, P Neužil) (Homolka)

19:30-20:00  Welcome drink, snacks

20:30-23:00  Faculty dinner (by invitation only)

 

Monday, April 15, 2019

08:30-08:50  Mapping and ablation of ventricular arrhythmias 2 – Chair: J Kautzner (Prague), P Lambiase (London)

08:30-08:50  High density mapping of VT or a substrate - the London approach – P Lambiase (London)

08:50-09:10  High-density mapping of VT or a substrate - the Toulouse approach – P Maury (Toulouse)

09:10-09:30  The role of percutaneous mechanical support in VT ablation – P Neužil (Prague)

09:30-09:50  Radiosurgery for VT ablation – J Kautzner (Prague)

09:50-10:10  Catheter ablation in Brugada syndrome – C Pappone (Milan)

10:10-10:30  Coffee break

10:30-13:00  Live demonstrations II  – VT ablation – Chairs: J Kautzner (Prague), C Pappone (Milan),

Case 5

Catheter ablation in Brugada syndrome – (G Vicedomini) (live from Milan)

Case 6

Catheter ablation using high-density mapping (Rhythmia) – (P Maury, P Peichl) (IKEM)

Case 7

Catheter ablation using percutaneous support – (V Reddy, P Neužil) (Homolka)

Case 8

Catheter ablation using high-denisty mapping – (P Lambiase, D Wichterle) (IKEM)

13:00-14:00  Lunch

14:00-15:50  Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation/atrial tachycardia – Chairs: JB Chierchia (Brussels) and J Kautzner (Prague)

14:00-14:20  Mapping and ablation of persistent AF – Marseille strategy – J Kalifa, Marseille

14:20-14:40  Mapping and ablation of persistent AF – Taipei strategy – SA Chen, Taipei

14:40-15:00  The role of balloon catheters in ablation of atrial fibrillation – JB Chierchia, Brussels

15:00-15:20  Mapping and ablation of atrial tachycardias – M Scaglione, Aasti

15:20-15:45  Discussion

15:45-16:15  Coffee break

16:15-19:30  Live demonstrations III – atrial fibriilation and atrial tachycardia ablation – Chairs: J Kalifa (Marseille), J Kautzner (Prague)

Case 9

Catheter ablation of permanent atrial fibrillation (Live from Marseille)

Case 10

Catheter ablation of permanent atrial fibrillation – SA Chen, P Peichl (IKEM)

Case 11

Cryoablation of atrial fibrillation – TBD, R Čihák (IKEM)

Case 12

Catheter ablation of atrial tachycardia – M Scaglione, J Petrů (Homolka)

Case 13

TBD (Homolka)

 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

08:30-09:20  Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation 2 – Chairs: J Kautzner (Praha), C Piorkowski (Dresden)

08:30-08:50  Towards high energy, short duration ablation of atrial fibrillation – T de Potter (Aalst)

08:50-09:10  Epicardial mapping and ablation in atrial fibrillation – C Piorkowski (Dresden)

09:10-09:20  Discussion

09:20-09:50  Coffee break

09:50-13:00  Live demonstrations IV – Chairs: P Neužil (Prague), R Čihák (Prague)

Case 14

Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation using Qdot technology – T de Potter, D Wichterle

Case 15

Epicardial mapping and ablation in re-do ablation of atrial fibrillation – C Piorkowski, P Peichl, J Kautzner

Adjourn

J Kautzner (Prague)