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Professor Hans Kottkamp

Sana Hospital Benrath, Duesseldorf (Germany)

From 2019, Prof. Hans Kottkamp is heading the Department of Electrophysiology at Sana Hospitals Düsseldorf, Germany. From 2006 to 2018, he was the Head of the Department of Electrophysiology at Hirslanden Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland and from 1998 to 2006, Dr. Kottkamp headed the Department of Electrophysiology at the Heart Center Leipzig in Germany. In 2003, Hans Kottkamp was appointed Professor of Medicine of the University of Leipzig. Prof. Kottkamp´s research focuses on all aspects of catheter ablation of arrhythmias and also on the pathophysiology of arrhythmias, especially of atrial fibrillation. In recent years, he has introduced the concept of ”fibrotic atrial cardiomyopathy” (FACM) as the leading course of atrial fibrosis in atrial fibrillations patients, he has established the substrate modification concept of ”box isolation of fibrotic areas” (BIFA), and he has introduced ”multielectrode contact mapping plus ablation with a single catheter” with the Globe array.

Novel approaches to catheter ablation

Event: ESC Congress 2021 - The Digital Experience

Topic: Catheter Ablation of Arrhythmias

Session type: Abstract Sessions

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Live Session - Atrial fibrillation

Event: EHRA 2018

Topic: Atrial Fibrillation - Treatment

Session type: Special Session

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How can I get more than 90% success rate in Pulmonary Vein Isolation (PVI) for my atrial fibrillation patients

Event: EHRA EUROPACE - CARDIOSTIM 2017

Topic: Atrial fibrillation (AF)

Session type: Satellite Symposium

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Can we maintain sinus rhythm by catheter ablation?

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2016

Topic: Atrial fibrillation (AF)

Session type: Advances in Science

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