Interventional cardiology

Practical clue to pacemaker need

Dependency on routine temporary pacing after open-heart surgery is the strongest predictor of the need for a permanent pacemaker, Australian research shows. The retrospective study comprised 48 patients requiring cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) implantation after cardiac surgery between 2013 and 2017 at the Austin Hospital. Patients included those who had undergone CABG or valve ...

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