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Aug 2013


Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines 10950 North Torrey Pines Road La Jolla , California 92037
Tel: (858) 558-1500
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Percutaneous Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: How to Incorporate this Therapeutic Option into Your Practice


Course Overview

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common arrhythmia and a significant public health problem in the United States, affecting 2.2 million Americans and almost 5% of the population over 69 and 8% of the population over 80. Ablation of atrial fibrillation has become a routine, safe and effective approach in many medical centers and should be considered early in the management of appropriately selected patients.

This course is directed at those interested in incorporating percutaneous catheter ablation into their clinical management of patients with atrial fibrillation. Several leaders in the field will cover general approaches to the management of atrial fibrillation, patient selection, current technology available for ablation procedures and their success rates, complications, management of post ablation arrhythmias, and patient follow up.

In addition to informative lectures, panel discussions and Q&A sessions, video case-based presentations will be shown and discussed; teaching ablation techniques through real-life examples and circumstances similar to those attendees will encounter back in their own practice. By attending this course, you will gain practical knowledge that can be directly translated into good clinical practice. We look forward to seeing you in beautiful San Diego, California for this this exciting educational opportunity

Target Audience

Electrophysiologists, cardiologists, primary care physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals with an interest in atrial fibrillation and percutaneous catheter ablation therapy.



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