News | February 22, 2010

Complimentary Atrial Fibrillation Symposium is March 13 at ACC

February 22, 2010 – The session “The Future is Now: Changing Paradigms in Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Management,” will take place 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 13 in Atlanta, Ga., in room A301, Georgia World Congress Center.

The complimentary symposium will address atrial fibrillation (AF) from a multifaceted, multidisciplinary approach. Participants will benefit from first-rate knowledge of the guidelines and synopses of cutting-edge developments by the world's leading experts in AF. The program will examine variations among clinicians in these settings, looking at both gaps in knowledge of and adherence to current guidelines as it relates to the future of AF care and its changing climate within the EP and cardiology community.

Participants will benefit from knowledge of the guidelines and synopses of cutting edge developments by some of the world's leading experts in AF. Areas of focus will include: anticoagulation and stroke prevention; cardioversion; heart failure in AF; appropriate selection and endpoints for anti-arrhythmic drug therapy; and patient selection and techniques surrounding catheter ablation to treat AF.

Presenters include Eric N. Prystowsky, M.D., FHRS,?The Care Group LLC; Philip B. Gorelick, M.D., MPH, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago; Jonathan L. Halperin, M.D.,?Mt. Sinai Medical Center; Peter R. Kowey, M.D., FHRS,?Main Line Arrhythmia and Cardiology Consultants at Lankenau Hospital; and Francis E. Marchlinski, M.D., FHRS,?Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

For more information: http://hrsonline.org/Education/Courses/AFSymp10/

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