AF Symposium 2024 Late-Breaking Science Collection

Published: 19 February 2024

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Short, accessible Expert Interviews were conducted with investigators focusing on study design, key results and applicability of the latest data. 

About the episode

AF Symposium 2024 — Professor Angelo Auricchio (Fondazione Cardiocentro Ticino, CH), Editor-in-Chief of EP Europace and Arrhythmia Academy, has joined us to share the highlights from the latest data presented first at the AF Symposium.

In this brief summary, Professor Auricchio outlines the findings from the following studies:

  • Acute Kidney Injury Resulting From Hemoglobinuria Following Pulsed-Field Ablation In Atrial Fibrillation: Is It Preventable?, presented by Dr. Andrea Natale
  • Pulmonary Vein Narrowing after Pulsed Field vs Thermal Ablation: A Prespecified Secondary Endpoint of the Randomized ADVENT Trial, presented by Dr. Moussa Mansour
  • Predictive accuracy of PFA index on lesion depth, presented by Professor Luigi Di Biase.

Recorded on-site at AF Symposium 2024, Boston.

Support: This is an independent video conducted by Radcliffe Cardiology.

Editor: Mirjam Boros
Videography: David Ramsey, Willam Cadden, Brad Wilson, Mike Knight

Faculty Biographies

Angelo Auricchio

Angelo Auricchio

Director of the Clinical Electrophysiology Unit

Personal History

Prof Angelo Auricchio was born in 1960 in Terzigno, southern Italy. He speaks Italian, English and German.4

As a teenager, he was fascinated by mechanics and electricity. “In my view, the heart and the circulatory system is a wonderful piece of machinery that is driven by an electrical system that is both uncomplicated and powerful,” he says.5

He enjoys photography, sailing and music and is married.


Academic History

Prof Aurrichio graduated from Medical School and specialised in Cardiology at Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, in 1985 and 1989. He obtained a PhD in Cardiovascular Physiology at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” in 1994. 2, 3, 4

He completed internships at the Department of Microbiology and Department of Metabolic Diseases at the University of Naples in 1983 and…

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