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Gian-Battista Chierchia

Heart Rhythm Management Centre, University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

Biography

Prof Chierchia has been Director of the Atrial Fibrillation Program at the Heart Rhythm Management Institute of the Vrije Universtair Ziekenhuis of Brussels, directed by Prof Pedro Brugada, since 2007. He completed his training at the University of Milan, Italy.

Featured Courses

RIO 2020 – COMPLEX ARRHYTHMIAS MADE SIMPLE: ABLATION OF STRUCTURAL HEART VT
  • 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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