The 16th Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society (APHRS) scientific session was held recently in Hong Kong from 1st – 3rd September 2023. During this scientific meeting, Cardiac Society Brunei successfully had a joint session with APHRS entitled “Transitioning from Paediatric to Adult Services – What Can We Learn from Each Other?”.

The session was chaired by Dr Sofian Johar (Brunei) and Dr Rubiana Sukardi (Indonesia). The session started off with a talk on “Challenges of device therapy in paediatric patients” by Dr Rubiana Sukardi. This is followed by Dr Rohayati Taib (Brunei) who delivered a talk on “Sudden death in children” and Dr Sabrina Tsao (Hong Kong) who presented on “Managing the transition from paediatric to adult services – an EP perspective”. The session then concluded with Dr Sofian Johar delivering his talk on “Sudden death in young adults”.