Global Grand Rounds

Interactive Global Webcasts

Global Grand Rounds are interactive global webcasts delivered by industry-leading experts on a wide range of relevant topics. Previous topics have included his-bundle pacing, full-body MRI scanning, Reveal LINQ™ patient management, remote monitoring best practices, device clinic management, and complex EP case studies to name a few.

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Strategies to Reduce CIED Infection During a Pandemic and Beyond – Implications of the WRAP-IT Study Results

Join Dr. Bruce Wilkoff, Dr. Khaldoun Tarakji, and Dr. Suneet Mittal, as they discuss the latest strategies to reduce cardiac implantable electronic device infections, thereby reducing readmission rates and decreasing hospitalization during a global pandemic.  


  • Review evidence on the incidence and consequences of CIED infection
  • Explore strategies to reduce CIED infection, including TYRX™ technology and learnings from the WRAP-IT Study
  • Discuss implications of reducing infections during a global pandemic
  • Discuss with the audience in a live virtual, interactive Q&A format

This broadcast occurred on September 17, 2020.

Refer to the Indications, Safety and Warnings page for detailed information on implications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, and potential adverse effects. 

Rob Kowal, M.D. Ph.D.
Vice President Medical Affairs and Business Development
Chief Medical Officer, Cardiac Ablation Solutions,
Cardiac Rhythm & Heart Failure, Medtronic
Mounds View, Minnesota — USA

Bruce L. Wilkoff, M.D. 
Director of Cardiac Pacing and Tachyarrhythmia Devices
Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland ,Ohio — USA 

Khaldoun Tarakji, M.D., M.P.H. 
Cleveland Clinic
Director Heart and Vascular Institute Center for Digital Health and Telemedicine 
Cleveland Clinic 
Cleveland, Ohio — USA

Suneet Mittal, M.D., FACC, FHRS
Director, Electrophysiology, Valley Health System 
Ridgewood, New Jersey — USA

Additional Global Grand Rounds

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Last updated: 
23 Nov 2020

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