This core curriculum session consists of four 20 minute presentations:
- The Science behind Optimization: Is there a need?
- ECG Imaging and CRT Optimization
- CRT Optimization Using Body Surface Activation Mapping
- Automatic Optimization: the Holy grail?
Objective: To discuss ECG Imaging and CRT Optimization
Angelo Auricchio, MD, PhD. Fondazione Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland
John N. Catanzaro, MD, FHRS. University of Florida Health -Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
Frits W. Prinzen, PhD. Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
Sylvain Ploux, MD. Bordeaux University Hospital (CHU), Pessac, France
Alan J. Bank, MD. United Heart and Vascular Clinic, St. Paul, MN
Peter Paul Delnoy, MD, PhD. Isala Hospital, Zwolle, Netherlands
This enduring material supported in part by Biosense Webster.
The Heart Rhythm Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The Heart Rhythm Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 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™.
DISCLOSURE OF FACULTY’S COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIP(S)
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).
Angelo Auricchio, MD, PhD. - Compensation for Services; Sorin Group, Medtronic, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp., EBR Systems, Johnson and Johnson, DC Devices Incorporated, Cardio Tek, Daiichi, Respicardia, Schiller, Biosense Webster, Inc., Leadexx.
John N. Catanzaro, MD, FHRS. - Other; CorMatrix, Boston Scientific Corp., Biotronik, Biosense Webster, Inc., Medtronic, Inc..
Frits W. Prinzen, PhD. - Research Grants; Biotronik. Research Grants; LivaNova. esearch Grants; St. Jude Medical. Research Grants; Medtronic Bakken Research Center.
Sylvain Ploux, MD. - Compensation for Services; Biotronik.
Alan J. Bank, MD. - Compensation for Services; St. Jude Medical, 3M Medica, LivaNova. Compensation for Services; Medtronic, Inc.. Research Grants; Medtronic, Inc.. Intellectual Property Rights; Medtronic, Inc..
Peter Paul Delnoy, MD, PhD - Compensation for Services; Cook Medical, Inc., Biotronik, Medtronic, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp., Abbott, LivaNova, EBR Systems.
Mohammad Shenasa, MD, PhD, FHRS - Nothing to Disclose
Chloe Thomas – Nothing to DiscloseRussell Werlinich – Nothing to Disclose
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