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Rhythm Interventions Online will return 30 November – 2 December 2022

Now in its third year, the goal of RIO remains steadfast: To best support you, the healthcare practitioner, achieve the best possible clinical outcomes in electrophysiology practice.

Now in its third year, the goal of RIO remains steadfast: To best support you, the healthcare practitioner, achieve the best possible clinical outcomes in electrophysiology practice.

Last year’s event brought together opinion leaders from 15 countries, seven live case centres, and a global audience of thousands. Click here to watch RIO 2021 on-demand.

RIO 2022 promises to be larger still.

With practice at its core, RIO will again deliver only best-in-class accredited learning – challenging and complex live cases from centres of excellence on both sides of the Atlantic, with hot topics, presentations and debate from electrophysiologists at the forefront of practice and global innovation.

RIO weaves a skilfully curated programme with an immersive virtual environment, creating a uniquely engaging and interactive event.

Exclusively live. Entirely free.

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Why should you attend RIO 2022?

  • Twelve hours of accredited free-to-access CME learning*
  • Opinion and discussion from international thought-leaders
  • Exciting live cases from leading global centres
  • Symposia Sessions
  • Opportunity to interact with a global audience
  • Free to view and easy to access

*Rhythm Interventions Online 2022 has been awarded by the European Board for Accreditation of Continuing Education for Health Professionals a total of 12 CME points, equating to 12 hours of learning (4 hours per day). Physicians may convert EBAC External CME credits to AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Julian Chun and Jason Andrade invite you to RIO 2022


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DAY 1: 30 NOVEMBER | 4pm–9pm CET | 10am–3pm ET

Ablation and Occlusion

All times Central European Time

Live Cases and Discussion

Pulsed Field Ablation Using Sedation – The Five'S' Strategy
Boris Schmidt and Julian Chun, CCB Markus Krankenhaus, Frankfurt, DE

Pulsed Field and Radiofrequency Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation Using Novel Focal Lattice Tip Catheter with Zero Fluoroscopy
Devi Nair, St Bernards Heart & Vascular Center, Arkansas, US

The Convergent Procedure and Left Atrial Appendage Management’: A Comprehensive Approach for the Patient With LSPAF
Syed Ahsan and John Yap, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, UK

Single Shot Pulmonary Vein Isolation Using the Novel RF Balloon – A New Golden Era?
Julian Chun and Boris Schmidt, CCB Markus Krankenhaus, Frankfurt, DE

Presentation and Discussion

The Latest Advances in PFA
Vivek Reddy, Mount Sinai, New York, US


Enhance Your Mapping and Ablation Efficiency
• Benjamin Berte, Cantonal Hospital of Lucerne, Lucerne, CH
• Mattias Duytschaever, St Jan Hospital, Bruges, BE
This session is supported by BioSense Webster


DAY 2: 1 DECEMBER | 3pm–10pm CET | 9am–4pm ET

Mapping and Imaging

All times Central European Time

Live Cases and Discussion

Cryo Ablation With Transseptal Access System
Richard Schilling, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, UK

Concomitant AF Ablation and LAA Closure – A Beneficial Approach to Reduce the Thromboembolic Risk
Claudio Tondo, Centro Cardiologico, University of Milan, Milan, IT

AF Ablation With a Novel Flex Tip Contact Force Ablation Catheter
Ross Hunter, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, UK

Presentation and Discussion

AI for AF ablation
Julien Seitz, Hospital St Joseph, Marseille, FR

Non-invasive Mapping, Procedure Planning and Ablation Guidance of VT Substrate
Antonio Berruezo, Teknon Medical Center, Barcelona, ES


DiamondTemp: Now is the Real-time for Temperature Controlled Ablation
• Claire Martin, Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK
• John Silberbauer, Sussex Cardiac Centre, Brighton, UK
This session is supported by Medtronic

Personalised AF Solutions: At the Dawn of the PFA Era
• Roland Tilz, University Heart Center, Luebeck, DE
• Dhiraj Gupta, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK
• Boris Schmidt, CCB Markus Krankenhaus, Frankfurt, DE
This session is supported by Boston Scientific

Case Workflow with Volta Medical's VX1 companion AI decision support technology
• John Hummel, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Ohio, US
• Devi Nair, St Bernards Heart & Vascular Center, Arkansas, US
• Jose Osorio, Grandview Medical Center, Alabama, US
• Saumil Oza, Ascension Medical Group St Vincent's Cardiology, Florida, US
This session is supported by Volta Medical


DAY 3: 2 DECEMBER | 4pm–9pm CET | 10am–3pm ET

Therapy and Technology

All times Central European Time

Live Cases and Discussion

S-ICD Implantation: Achieving an Optimal Praetorian Score
Lucas Boersma, St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, NL

HD Grid Mapping in Complex VT: New Tools for Improving Mapping Reliability and Accuracy
Roderick Tung, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, US

Single Chamber Leadless Pacemaker System with Mapping Capability
Devi Nair, St Bernards Heart & Vascular, Arkansas, US

Presentation and Discussion

Totally Leadless CRT
Dinesh Sharma, Naples Heart Institute, FL, US

Emerging Technologies For Arrhythmia Detection And Disease Management
Mintu Turakhia, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, US


The S-ICD: Ask Me Anything
• Lucas Boersma, St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, NL
This session is supported by Boston Scientific


Course Leadership

Prof Richard Schilling
Richard Schilling

St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, UK

Richard Schilling is Professor of Cardiology at Queen Mary University of London and Consultant Cardiologist at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, UK. He qualified from St Thomas’ Hospital, London in 1989 and was appointed at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London NHS Trust in 2001. Performing over 200 AF ablations each year, he uses the latest mapping techniques. A Past-President of the British Heart Rhythm Society, Prof Schilling is widely published around outcome improvements and safety of catheter ablation. His research interests include elucidating the mechanism of complex cardiac arrhythmia and the development of percutaneous treatments for them. He serves as Non-Executive Chairman of Rhythm AI and is a Founder and Commercial Director of One Welbeck Heart Health.

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Jason Andrade
Jason Andrade

Vancouver General Hospital, Canada

Jason Andrade is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC), and an Adjunct Professor at the Université de Montréal. Dr Andrade is the Director of the Electrophysiology Program at VGH, as well as Head of the Atrial Fibrillation Clinic at VGH. He also serves as co-chair of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines committee, and as the medical lead for the atrial fibrillation care in the province of British Columbia. He previously served as chair of the education committee for the Canadian Heart Rhythm society. Dr Andrade has served as principal investigator of two ongoing multicenter clinical trials on cryoablation and has authored or co-authored over 120 scientific publications.

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Prof Kyoung-Ryul Julian Chun
KR Julian Chun

Markus Krankenhaus Frankfurt am Main, Germany

KR Julian Chun is Head of Cardiology at Med Klinik III, Markus Krankenhaus Frankfurt am Main, Germany, a position he had held since 2016. He also serves as academic lecturer at the University of Lübeck. Between 1998-2003 he worked at the Department of Cardiology, University of Lübeck, under Prof H Katus, and from 2003 in the Department of Cardiology, AK St Georg, Hamburg, under the direction of Prof Dr KH Kuck. He attended Medical University Lübeck, and studied internal medicine at Yale University, US. Prof Chun has authored and co-authored numerous manuscripts published in leading peer-reviewed journals.

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Devi Gopinath Nair
Devi Gopinath Nair

St Bernards Heart & Vascular Center, Arkansas, US

Devi Nair is Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at St Bernard's Heart and Vascular Center, Arkansas, US. She also serves as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr Nair is an international leader in cardiac rhythm management with cardiac devices and cardiac ablation therapy, and has authored and co-authored numerous papers in leading international journals. Dr Nair attended medical school at University of Kerala, India, before completing a residencies at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center, NY, and fellowships at Case Western Reserve University.

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Roderick Tung
Roderick Tung

The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, US

Dr Tung is affiliated with The University Of Chicago Medical Center and has authored over 200 peer-reviewed articles and participated in 8 clinical trials in the past 15 years. In particular, he has co-authored 101 articles and participated in 1 clinical trial in the study of ventricular tachycardia (VT).

Cardiology is Dr Tung’s main specialty, whilst his two subspecialties are general cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology. He is an expert in the management of heart rhythm disorders (arrhythmias), with a particular focus on advanced therapies for atrial fibrillation and ventricular arrhythmias. He specialises in arrhythmia management through catheter ablation — a procedure that targets and cauterises abnormal tissue to eliminate heart rhythm irregularities.

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Syed Ahsan
London, UK

Antonio Berruezo
Barcelona, ES

Benjamin Berte
Luzern, CH

Carina Blomström-Lundqvist
Uppsala, SE

Lucas Boersma
Nieuwegein, NL

Tom De Potter
Aalst, BE

Luigi Di Biase
New York, US

Mattias Duytschaever
Bruges, BE

James Freeman
Connecticut, US

Michael Gold
South Carolina, US

Melanie Gunawardene
Hamburg, DE

Dhiraj Gupta
Liverpool, UK

John Hummel
Ohio, US

Jacob Koruth
New York, US

Claire Martin
Cambridge, UK

Andreas Metzner
Hamburg, DE

Isabelle Nault
Quebec, CA

Jose Osorio
Alabama, US

Saumil Oza
Florida, US

Helmut Pürerfellner
Linz, AT

Vivek Reddy
New York, US

Andreas Rillig
Hamburg, DE

Pasquale Santangeli
Ohio, US

Vinit Sawhney
London, UK

Daniel Scherr
Graz, AT

Boris Schmidt
Frankfurt, DE

Julien Seitz
Marseille, FR

Dinesh Sharma
Florida, US

John Silberbauer
Brighton, UK

Daniel Steven
Cologne, DE

Harikrishna Tandri
Baltimore, US

Roland Tilz
Luebeck, DE

Claudio Tondo
Milan, IT

Mintu Turakhia
California, US

John Yap
London, UK


Target Audience

  • Electrophysiologists
  • Arrhythmologists
  • General cardiologists
  • Cardiac catheterization technologists and technicians
  • Physiologists
  • Device Implanting Specialists

Learning Objectives

Review the latest advances in:

  • Ablation and left atrial appendage occlusion
  • Imaging technology, including non-invasive methods and high density mapping
  • Devices and treatment for arrhythmias including CIEDs, home monitoring, anticoagulation and infection mitigation

Headline Partners

Boston Scientific



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Official Journal


Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Review (AER) is an international, English language, peer-reviewed journal that is published quarterly and aims to assist time-pressured physicians to stay abreast of key advances and opinion in the area of arrhythmia and cardiac electrophysiology.

The journal comprises balanced and comprehensive review articles written by leading authorities. The journal provides updates on a range of salient issues to support physicians in developing their knowledge and effectiveness in day-to-day clinical practice.

The journal endeavours to support the continuous medical education of specialist and general cardiologists and disseminate knowledge of the field to the wider cardiovascular community.

Led by Editor-in-Chief, Prof Demosthenes Katrisis along with Section Editors and an editorial board of world-renowned physicians, the Journal publishes peer-reviewed articles that aim to provide timely updates on the most pertinent issues in the field.

View the latest volume of AER.

About Radcliffe Cardiology

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From great science writing and smart journal editing, the curation of evidence based and peer-reviewed content, to engaging new formats that cut through the noise, we believe that communication is at the heart of great healthcare.

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