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2017 Lead and Device Management Summit - Enduring (CME/MOC)

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Release Date: 4/28/2017

Expiration Date: 6/1/2018

  • CME: 5.5
  • Participation - no CE credit: 5.5


The 2017 Lead and Device Management Summit program has been further developed, not only to include the newest topics in the field, presented by the most knowledgeable experts, but will also be interactive. This year, the Lead & Device Management Summit will focus on present and future treatments of issues as well as the pros and cons of new treatment modalities.

Earn up to 5.5 CME credits and 5.5 MOC points

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LM01 - What Every Electrophysiologist Needs to Know about Device Therapy for the Future
Session Description: This session focus on key issues of CIED treatment.

LM02 - Lead Extraction: Practical Problems to Management of Patients With Current Systems
Session Description: This session will focus on how to reduce and treat CIED complications.

LM03 - New Challenges for the Implanter and Follow-Up Team; What to Expect for the Future
Session Description: This session focus on the future of CIED treatment.


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss diagnosis and spectrum of lead failures
  2. Analyze different techniques for lead extraction
  3. Explain the present statue of research in leadless defibrillators and evidence for leadless pacing
  4. Describe the epidemiology of device infections
  5. Recognize mechanisms of ICD lead failure
  6. Understand the anatomy of the heart relevant to lead extractions, with emphasis on areas of complications
  7. Apply evidence for pre-op antibiotics and data on how to lower risk of infection
  8. Diagnosis and manage patients with ICD lead recalls, including when to replace and when to extract
  9. Apply evolving guidelines and new indications for device implantation

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Target Audience

Clinical Cardiac EPs
Allied Professionals
Directors of EP Labs
EP Fellows


Bruce Wilkoff MD, FHRS, CCDS
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Michael Glikson MD
Sheba Medical Center
Ramat Gan, Israel

Joshua Cooper MD, FHRS
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia. PA

Charles Swerdlow MD, FHRS, CCDS
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Muhammad Sohail MD
Mayo Clinic
Rochester. MN

Zachary Whinnett MBBS, MRCP, PhD
Imperial College London
London, United Kingdom

Neil Strathmore MBBS, FHRS, CCDS
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Melbourne, Australia

Charles Henrikson MD, FHRS
Oregon Health and Science University
Knight Cardiovascular Institute
Portland, OR

Charles Kennergren MD, PhD, FHRS
Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Gothenburg, Sweden

Roger Carrillo MD
University of Miami Hospital
Miami, FL

Haran Burri MD
University Hospital of Geneva
Geneva, Switzerland

Samuel Asirvatham MD, FHRS
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Arnold Greenspon MD
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

Andrew Grace MD, PhD, FHRS
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Pugazhendhi Vijayaraman MD, FHRS
Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
Wilkes-Barre, PA

Pierre Bordachar MD, PhD
Hospital Du Haut-Leveque
Pessac, France

CME Information

The Heart Rhythm Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Heart Rhythm Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The AMA has determined that physicians not licensed in the United States who participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 5.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.


Faculty Disclosures


It is the policy of the Heart Rhythm Society to ensure balance, independent objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its certified educational activities. Everyone involved in the planning and participation of continuing medical education activities is required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest related to the content in his/her presentation(s) and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during his/her presentation(s).

Faculty Disclosure List PDF


Allegations of conflict of interest and bias are taken seriously and are investigated by the Ethics Oversight Committee, Scientific Sessions Program Committee and/or the Education Committee. Your complaint will be referred to the appropriate committee, and you will be informed in writing of the outcome of its review and decision. Submit a confidential complaint by completing the form at or submit an email message to