Fusion Days

15 March, 2018 - Glasgow, United Kingdom

Join your colleagues for a one-day program covering closed heart concomitant AF surgery with the Fusion Surgical Ablation technology.

Led by an experienced global faculty, this dynamic program features surgical treatment options for closed heart concomitant AF ablation as well as LAA management and hands on cadaver practice.

Program Faculty

Petr Budera, MD, Malcom Dalrymple-Hay MD, Ph.D,  Ivar Friedrich, MD, Ph.D,  Sydney Gaynor, MD,  Guy Haywood, MD,  Piotr Suwalski, MD, Ph.D

The program will start with a keynote lecture by Dr. Guy Haywood during dinner in the Malmaison Hotel on the 14th March at 19.30:

“Atrial Fibrillation ablation: which lesion set and which tools? An EP perspective 



– Review of Fusion technology.
– Guidelines and supporting clinical evidence for closed ablation procedures.
– LAA management.
– Managing a concomitant AF program.
– EP and surgical perspective
– Patient selection criteria
– Tips and Tricks


– You’ll practice different techniques and approaches on a beating heart cadaver and address specific cases relevant to your patients.

Post program support includes options for in hospital proctoring from experienced faculty, in-service training for your team as well as access to an online platform for clinical resources and procedural videos.


Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre (CASC)
Thomson Building
University of Glasgow
G12 8QQ


Malmaison Hotel
278 West George St, Glasgow, G2 4LL

Day 1

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Welcome. Malcom Dalrymple-Hay, MD, Ph.D

8:15 am - 9:00 am

Fusion technology update: present and future. Ahmed Elmouelhi MS, MBA

9:00 am - 9:45 am

Guidelines and supporting clinical evidence for closed ablation procedures. Malcom Dalrymple-Hay, MD, Ph.D

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Fundamentals of concomitant LAA patient management. Piotr Suwalski MD

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Managing a concomitant AF program with Fusion: - Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Concomitant- Perspective of an EP and surgeon - Patient selection criteria - Tips and Tricks - Follow up. Ivar Friedrich, MD, PhD
 and Guy Haywood, MD

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

It is not a lack of evidence- Increasing the treatment of concomitant AF. Group Discussion


12:00 pm - 12:45 pm


12:45 am - 2:00 pm

Beating heart cadaver lab: practice different techniques and approaches, address specific cases relevant to your patients

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Next steps in your practice. Group discussion

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Close and summary. Malcolm Dalrymple Hay MD. Ph.D