Residents Summit – Exploring Your Future in Atrial Fibrillation

2 October, 2019 - Lisbon, Portugal

Join your colleagues for a half day course to discuss surgical AFib and left atrial appendage management with an experienced global faculty and take the opportunity to network with your peers.

The program features the most up to date surgical ablation techniques, latest clinical evidence and technology advances as well as providing opportunities to learn more of the Atrial Fibrillation Fellowship programs planned for 2019.

Date: 2nd October 2019


12:00 pm − 12:30 pm
Arrival – Light Lunch Provided

12:30 pm − 1:30 pm
The Fundamentals of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: Which Lesion Set and Which Tools?
Steven Hunter, MD, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield, UK

1:30 pm − 2:15 pm
Latest Developments and Strategies for LAA Patient Management
Thorsten Hanke, MD, Asklepios Klinikum, Hamburg, Germany

2:15 pm − 2:45 pm
The Importance of Resident’s Education — The Role EACTS and Industry Can Play
Justo Rafael Sadaba, MD, Royal Navarre Hospital, Navarra, Spain

2:45 pm − 3:00 pm
Networking Break

3:00 pm − 3:30 pm
Francis Fontan Atrial Fibrillation Fellowship Awardees
Dr Simon Schiettekatte, UZ Leuven, Belgium

3:30 pm − 4:00 pm
Becoming an AFib Surgeon: Reflections, Results and Referrals
Thorsten Hanke, MD, Asklepios Klinikum, Hamburg, Germany

4:00 pm − 4:30 pm
The AF Heart Team Approach — Successes of a Surgeon and EP
Steven Hunter, MD, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield, UK

4:30 pm − 4:45 pm
Questions and Answers

4:45 pm − 5:00 pm
Wrap up and Departure

In order to be selected to participate in this training you’ll need to meet the following criteria:

– Resident cardiac surgeons who have the desire to start an AF program
– Under the age of 40 and in the last year of training, or within the first three years after completing training

Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa
Rua Latino Coelho, 1
1069-025 Lisboa

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