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Andreas Metzner

Asklepios Klinik St. Georg, Hamburg, Germany

Biography

Dr Metzner has been a Senior physician (Oberarzt) at the cardiac electrophysiology department at the Asklepios Klinik St. Georg in Hamburg, Germany, since 2013. He and his colleagues, under the leadership of Prof Karl-Heinz Kuck, perform more than 2,000 cardiac ablations per year and are continuously engaged in the development and evaluation of innovative treatment options for cardiac arrhythmias.

Dr Metzner is committed to teaching and is a European lecturer and an international expert in atrial fibrillation ablation. He is an established researcher and author, and has published and co-authored over 100 scientific papers. Dr Metzner is a member of the German Cardiac Society and the European Heart Rhythm Association.

Featured Courses

RIO 2020 – AF ABLATION MADE SIMPLE: ABLATION OF AF AS A DAY CASE
  • 1.00 EBAC

Learning objectives

  • Discuss the merits of using ablation in the day surgery setting and as a first-line treatment for atrial fibrillation
  • Summarise recent clinical data on emerging ablative techniques for atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia (VT)
  • Recall how to carry out ablative procedures including fluoro-free ablation, high power ablation, ablation of structural heart VT, convergent ablation and ablation in atrial tachycardia
  • Recall how to carry out leadless pacing and His bundle pacing for cardiac synchrony
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