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Helmut Pürerfellner, EHRA 2019 – Recent Developments in High-power Short-duration Ablation

Published Online: April 1st 2019

Professor Helmut Pürerfellner, Treasurer of EHRA and Head of the Department of Electrophysiology, Ordensklinikum Linz Elisabethinen, Linz, Austria, discusses the latest developments in catheter ablation: high-power short-duration ablation.

Filmed at EHRA 2019, Lisbon.

Speaker’s Disclosures: Helmut Pürerfellner is a consultant for Abbott, Biosense Webster, Boston and Medtronic.


1. There are emerging advances in catheter ablation – how does high-power short-duration ablation differ from conventional ablation? (0:14)

2. What are the key benefits that high-power short-duration ablation might be able to deliver? (2:29)

3. Are there any safety concerns with high-power short-duration ablation compared with conventional ablation? (0:14)

4. What are the next steps to validate this in patients? (1:40)

5. As a member of the EHRA board, please summarise your hopes for this 2019 congress in Lisbon. (3:06)

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