From the AATS

Attend the AATS Surgical Treatment of Arrhythmias and Rhythm Disorders 2017


November 17-18, 2017
Nobu Eden Roc Hotel
Miami Beach, FL USA

Surgeons and electrophysiologists looking for a comprehensive, unbiased review of the surgical treatment of cardiac arrhythmias and rhythm disorders can attend the newest AATS meeting, the Surgical Treatment of Arrhythmias and Rhythm Disorders. Covering basic underlying mechanisms, cardiac recording and mapping techniques, clinical electrophysiology, operative techniques, cardiac monitoring and appropriate follow-up, the interactive forum is designed to support the exchange of ideas between surgeons and electrophysiologists.

Attendees will be able to go to a wide variety of sessions, including:

  • Concomitant Ablation – How I Do It and Why
  • Hybrid Ablation and Other Alternative Approaches for Lone Atrial Fibrillation
  • Lead Extraction: Modern Techniques in Management of Complications
  • Management of the Left Atrial Appendage
  • Mechanisms of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Special Issues and Controversies in Surgical Ablation
  • Surgical Ablation Guidelines
  • Surgical Treatment of Arrhythmias: The Basics
  • Surgical Treatment of Lone Atrial Fibrillation: How I Do It
  • Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation

Program Directors
Ralph J. Damiano, Jr.
A. Marc Gillinov

Program Committee
Niv Ad
Vinay Badhwar
Manuel Castella
James L. Cox
Mark LaMeir
Patrick M. McCarthy
Takashi Nitta
Harold G. Roberts
Richard Schuessler

To view the preliminary program, go to: