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The Promise of Leadless Pacing

… to View PDF Permissions Views: 2649 Likes: 0 Abstract Pacemaker technologies have advanced dramatically over the … the surgical pocket created to hold the device. A leadless pacemaker offers the possibility of bypassing these … energy requirements. A completely self-contained leadless pacemaker has recently been developed, and its key …

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Syncope in Patients with Pacemakers

… Views: 1139 Likes: 0 Downloads: 1 Abstract Syncope in a pacemaker patient is a serious symptom but it is rarely due a pacemaker system malfunction. Syncope occurs in about 5 % of … a positive tilt test show no better results than with no pacemaker. The implication of tilt results is that a …

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HCN4, Sinus Bradycardia and Atrial Fibrillation

… role in the generation of spontaneous activity in pacemaker cells and control of cardiac rate, funny/ … a-subunits of 'funny' channels originally described in pacemaker cells of the sinoatrial node (SAN), 1 are … depolarisation in these cells and are key determinants of pacemaker generation and control of heart rate. 2-5 HCN4 …

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AV Synchronous Leadless Pacing: The Next Step in the Journey

… development of Micra AV (the second-generation leadless pacemaker, designed to provide AV Synchrony), which has been … Rhythm 2017; 14: 702-709 2. Roberts P et al. A leadless pacemaker in the real-world setting: The Micra Transcatheter … Pacing Study: safety and efficacy of a novel miniaturized pacemaker. Europace 2015; 17(5): 807-813 5. Piccini JP et al. …

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Update in Cardiac Pacing

… to prevent catastrophic bradycardic events. The initial pacemaker systems were large, bulky external devices. … field have represented fundamental paradigm shifts in both pacemaker design and the approach to cardiac pacing. These … the authors explore these advances including leadless pacemaker systems, permanent His bundle pacing and advances …

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End-of-life Management of Leadless Cardiac Pacemaker Therapy

… Article End-of-life Management of Leadless Cardiac Pacemaker Therapy Niek EG Beurskens , Fleur VY Tjong , … an additional leadless device adjacent to the leadless pacemaker, or (b) retrieving the non-functioning leadless pacemaker and subsequently implanting a new device. Although …

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Article

Mechanisms of Heart Block after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement – Cardiac Anatomy, Clinical Predictors and Mechanical Factors that Contribute to Permanent Pacemaker Implantation

… and Mechanical Factors that Contribute to Permanent Pacemaker Implantation Mark Young Lee , Srinath Chilakamarri … finally on decisions of device-based treatment strategies (pacemaker or defibrillator implantation). We discuss the … factors to expedite the decision to implant a permanent pacemaker when the latter is unavoidable. We also discuss …

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Article

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

… Metrics Article Text Figures & Tables References Article Pacemaker and Defibrillator Implantation and Programming in … case reports in which patients have both DBS and a cardiac pacemaker or ICD implanted. Except for one early study, in … disease , device implantation , device programming , pacemaker , ICD , Disclosure: The authors have no conflicts …

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HRS 2018: Pacemaker vs Cardiac Monitor in Older Patients With Syncope and Bifascicular Block

… Video HRS 2018: Pacemaker vs Cardiac Monitor in Older Patients With Syncope … a randomized pragmatic trial of strategies of permanent pacemaker versus implantable cardiac monitor in older …

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Biology of the Sinus Node and its Disease

… 4 Abstract The sinoatrial node (SAN) is the normal pacemaker of the heart and SAN dysfunction (SND) is common, … identified and mutations have been characterised in key pacemaker genes of the SAN. This review summarises the … syndrome , membrane clock , calcium clock , biological pacemaker , tachy-brady , atrial fibrillation , Disclosure: …

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