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11.00 - 12.00 - Session 1: Access - Transseptal Puncture

Moderators R. De Ponti - Varese, IT • A. Sarkozy - Antwerp, BE  
11.00 - 11.20 Every anatomical detail you need to know in order to go transseptal S. Ernst - London, UK

12.30 - 13.40 - Session 2: Efficient Workflow and Fluoroscopy Use

Moderators H. K. Jensen - Aarhus, DK • T. De Potter - Aalst, BE  
12.30 - 12.40 Efficiency in the cathlab A. Bulava - Budweis, CZ
12.40 - 12.50 Unified workflow to ablation of Paroxysmal Afib P. Lukac - Aarhus, DK
12.50 - 13.00 Reduce fluoro exposure in general T. Gaspar - Dresden, DE

13.40 - 14.40 - Session 3: Impact of Standardisation on Effective Ablation Lesions

Moderators M. Grimaldi - Bari, IT • D. Gupta - Liverpool, UK  
13.40 - 13.50 Use of different technologies for pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) D.-I. Shin - Düsseldorf, DE
13.50 - 14.00 Ablation parameters: Contact force, etc R. De Ponti - Varese, IT

15.10 - 16.20 - Session 4: A CCRASH Course on Atrial Fibrillation: Creative & Critical Responses as Situations Happen

Moderators D. Shah - Geneva, CH • G.B. Chierchia - Brussels, BE  
15.10 - 15.20 Tamponade on and off oral anticoagulation H. K. Jensen - Aarhus, DK
15.20 - 15.30 Embolism J. Kautzner - Prague, CZ
15.30 - 15.40 Oesophageal fistula R. Tilz - Hamburg, DE
15.40 - 15.50 PV Stenosis K. Neven - Essen, DE

16:50 - 18:05 - Session 5: Post Ablation Management - Real Life Scenarios

Moderator C. Herrera - Ludwigsburg, DE • H. Kottkamp - Zurich, CH  
16.20 - 16.30 How to identify the real ideal candidate? G.B. Chierchia - Brussels, BE
16.30 - 16.40 AF-AT recurrence management - Ablate or not and how? J. Seitz - Marseille, FR
16.40 - 16.50 Redo PVI - Systematic approach P. Lodzinski - Warsaw, PL
16.50 - 17.00 Management in the area of novel anticoagulant M. Antz - Oldenburg, DE


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