Advanced AFib Center: Contemporary Hybrid Procedures
- Introduction by Moderators: Edward Soltesz, MD & Oussama Wazni, MD
- Case Presentation – Advanced Fellow: Eoin Donnellan, MD
- 2020 CONVERGE Clinical Trial Overview: Tyler Taigen, MD
- Determining Candidates for the Hybrid Convergent Procedure: Ayman Hussein, MD
- Cardiac Surgery Approaches to Surgical Treatment with Catheter Ablation: Hybrid Convergent Procedure: Edward Soltesz, MD
- Electrophysiology Approaches to Surgical Treatment with Catheter Ablation: Hybrid Convergent Procedure: Walid Saliba, MD
- External Perspective: Best Practices and Guide to Hybrid Convergent Procedures: Andre Gauri, MD, Spectrum Health
- Presenter Panel Discussion
- Describe the convergent procedure and appropriate patients.
- Discuss methods of hybrid surgical ablation procedures performed collaboratively by electrophysiologists and cardiac surgeons.
- Identify the causes of sub-optimal outcomes in atrial ablation.
This online series is designed for physicians, allied health practitioners and students interested in complex cardiovascular and thoracic conditions.
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The following faculty has indicated they have no relationship which, in the context of their presentation(s), could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest: Oussama Wazni, MD, Eoin Donnellan, MD, Tyler L Taigen, MD, Andre Gauri, MD, Ayman Hussein, MD.
The following faculty has indicated that they may have a relationship, which in the context of their presentation(s) could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest: Eric E Roselli, MD, Activity Director: Abbott - Teaching and Speaking. Cook Medical - Teaching and Speaking. Cryolife, Inc. -Consulting. Edwards Lifesciences - Teaching and Speaking. LivaNova, PLC - Consulting, Teaching and Speaking. Medtronic - Consulting. Terumo - Teaching and Speaking. W.L. Gore & Associates - Consulting. Edward Soltesz, MD: Abbott Vascular - Teaching and Speaking. Abiomed - Teaching and Speaking. Edwards Lifesciences - Teaching and Speaking. Walid Saliba, MD: Boston Scientific - Membership on advisory committee or review panels.
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