Lecture of the week by Prapa Kanagaratnam
Prapa Kanagaratnam - Post device implant; follow-up and pharma strategies
New ideas and strategies are upcoming to answer the question to decide on what to do after implantation. What is a practical follow-up protocol? What drugs should be prescribed after implantation. How many TEE and anticoagulation. Different approach / practice per device.
Hans-Christoph Diener - The neurlogist's perspective: recent insights into prevention of thromboembolic events in AF
The Neurologist point of view: review of the published evidence and the consensus on bleeding+stroke risk assessments in AF patients. when approaching antithrombotic therapy in AF patients. Includes uptake of the LAAO recommendation in the ESC guidelines.
Heyder Omran - Going beyond the obvious; renal insuffiency patients
Discuss the options for renal insuffiency patients. Why can't they take warfarin or NOAC: The clinical rationale and how to develop the referral channel. Discuss the role of the nephrologist.
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