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Left Atrial Appendage Closure Devices For Stroke Prevention

… of patients. This rate onlyincreased to 72 % if a stapler device was used. In recent years, Interest in the LAA has … the Amplatzer(tm) Cardiac Plug and the WATCHMAN(tm) device. All are delivered percutaneously through transseptal … Occlusion In 2001 the PLAATO system was the first device of its kind used in humans. It was withdrawn by the …

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Cardiac Pacing - Is Telemonitoring Now Essential?

… There is now solid evidence indicating that remote device follow-up can safely reduce the number of in-office … patient safety and outcome. For these reasons, remote device management is becoming the standard of care. Keywords … follow-ups to control the proper function of the implanted device. These technical checks have traditionally been …

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Management of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices Infections in High-Risk Patients

… The rate of infections is rising faster than the rate of device implantation, mainly due to the increasing age and … factors have been identified including host, procedure and device-related factors. Established strategies for preventing … underway. Keywords Cardiovascular implantable electronic device infections , cardiac resynchronisation , implantable …

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End-of-life Management of Leadless Cardiac Pacemaker Therapy

… strategies comprise of (a) placing an additional leadless device adjacent to the leadless pacemaker, or (b) retrieving … leadless pacemaker and subsequently implanting a new device. Although initial studies demonstrate promising … intracardiac hardware. In addition, potential risks for device-device interference, and unknown long-term …

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Pacemaker and Defibrillator Implantation and Programming in Patients with Deep Brain Stimulation

… 154 Likes: 0 Downloads: 2 Abstract The need for cardiac device implantation in patients receiving deep brain … no clear guidelines for cardiologists carrying out cardiac device implantation in this population. We performed a review … provided that specific precautions are taken, cardiac device implantation is likely to be safe in patients with …

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Management of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infection

… Article Management of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infection Cristian Podoleanu , Jean-Claude Deharo , … for this rise, 2-4 which involves both patient- and device-related factors. Indeed patients are tending to be …

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The Burden of Ventricular Arrhythmias Following Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation

… Ventricular Arrhythmias Following Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation Jan M Griffin , Jason N Katz , … more than the development of the left ventricular assist device (LVAD). Where optimal pharmacotherapy once routinely … benefits of LVAD implantation. Keywords Ventricular assist device , ventricular arrhythmias , treatment , Disclosure: Dr …

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Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infection in Patients at Risk

… & Tables References Article Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infection in Patients at Risk Khaldoun G Tarakji , … (CIEDs) is increasing at a faster rate than that of device implantation. Patients with a CIED infection usually require hospitalisation and complete device and lead removal. A significant proportion die from …

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CRT 2019: First-in-Man Testing of a Dedicated Closure Device for Transcaval Access for TAVR

… Video CRT 2019: First-in-Man Testing of a Dedicated Closure Device for Transcaval Access for TAVR Published: 22 Mar 2019 … US) discusses First-in-man testing of a dedicated closure device for transcaval access for TAVR Filmed on site at CRT … and for which patients? 2. Could you describe the novel device and how it works? 3. What data are you presenting at …

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Management of Cardiac Electronic Device Infections: Challenges and Outcomes

… Tables References Article Management of Cardiac Electronic Device Infections: Challenges and Outcomes Rikke Esberg … 0 Downloads: 1 Abstract Cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) infection is an increasing problem. Reasons for … controlled trials. Keywords Cardiac implantable electronic device , infection , pacemaker , implantable cardioverter …

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