About this event

  • Date and time Wed 31 Jan 2024 from 9:15am to 1:15pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Cardiology

Join this half-day webinar bringing core teachings on rhythm management strategies for ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF), covering some of its more advanced concepts in line with the cardiology training curriculum. This event is part of the subspecialty training programme for cardiac electrophysiology specialty registrars.

By attending this webinar, you will understand:

  • The role of risk factor management in caring for patients with AF.
  • The evidence base for the timing of AF ablation
  • The new techniques for AF and their evidence base including vein of marshall ablation, high power short duration, and pulsed-field ablation
  • The indications, basic techniques and outcomes from surgical AF ablation

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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Welcome and introduction
Vein of Marshall ablation for persistent atrial fibrillation ablation

Dr Zoltan Borbas, Consultant Cardiologist, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 

Timing of atrial fibrillation ablation

Dr Afzal Sohaib, Consultant Cardiologist, Barts Health NHS Trust 

New approaches for atrial fibrillation ablation: High power short duration ablation

Dr Vishal Luther, Consultant Cardiologist, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 

New approaches for atrial fibrillation ablation: Pulsed field ablation

Dr Claire Martin, Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 

Risk factor management for atrial fibrillation

Dr Sherry Honarbaksh, Consultant Cardiologist, Barts Health NHS Trust 

Atrial fibrillation ablation in heart failure

Dr Richard Ang, Consultant Cardiologist, Barts Health NHS Trust and Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust 

Surgical hybrid ablation

Dr Syed Ahsan, Consultant Cardiologist, Barts Health NHS Trust 

Panel discussion

All speakers

Close of meeting




Registrations for this webinar will close on 31 January 2024 at 8:00pm (GMT). Late registrations will not be accepted. 

The agenda is subject to change at any time  

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations. 

We are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. This is at the presenter and the RSM’s discretion. 

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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