Interventional cardiology

‘Room for improvement’ in CIED complication rates

Complication rates in patients following receipt of a new cardiovascular implantable electronic device (CIED) differ almost 3-fold amongst 174 hospitals in Australia and New Zealand. A study, led by a team from the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research and University of Adelaide, found an overall 8.2% rate of major device-related complications in more ...

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