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Study suggests delivering high concentrations of antibiotics into the implantation site is feasible for infections in implanted CV electronic devices

13 Jan, 2023 | 13:26h | UTC

Regional Antibiotic Delivery for Implanted Cardiovascular Electronic Device Infections – Journal of the American College of Cardiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: 

Direct Delivery of Antibiotics to CV Device Pocket Infections Appears Promising – TCTMD

Regional Antibiotics for Implanted Cardiovascular Electronic Device Infections – American College of Cardiology

 


Consensus recommendations for magnetic resonance imaging for patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices.

7 Dec, 2022 | 14:23h | UTC

Joint British Society consensus recommendations for magnetic resonance imaging for patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices – Heart

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | Subcutaneous vs. transvenous implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantations.

22 Nov, 2022 | 13:19h | UTC

Perioperative Safety and Early Patient and Device Outcomes Among Subcutaneous Versus Transvenous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Implantations: A Randomized, Multicenter Trial – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text) 

News Release: S-ICD Associated with 92 Percent Reduction in Lead-Related Complications Typical in Patients with ICDs – American College of Physicians 

Commentaries: 

Subcutaneous ICD Reduces Lead-Related Complications – HealthDay 

Subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillators reduce the risk of perioperative complications – Physician’s Weekly 

Related: 

Device-related complications in subcutaneous versus transvenous ICD: a secondary analysis of the PRAETORIAN trial – European Heart Journal 

Subcutaneous or Transvenous Defibrillator Therapy – New England Journal of Medicine 

 

Commentary on Twitter 

 

 


2ry analysis of a RCT | Device-related complications in subcutaneous versus transvenous ICD.

22 Nov, 2022 | 13:16h | UTC

Device-related complications in subcutaneous versus transvenous ICD: a secondary analysis of the PRAETORIAN trial – European Heart Journal 

Original Study: Subcutaneous or Transvenous Defibrillator Therapy – New England Journal of Medicine 

Related: Perioperative Safety and Early Patient and Device Outcomes Among Subcutaneous Versus Transvenous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Implantations: A Randomized, Multicenter Trial – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text) 

 


RCT | Left bundle branch vs. biventricular pacing for cardiac resynchronization therapy.

27 Sep, 2022 | 13:11h | UTC

Randomized Trial of Left Bundle Branch vs Biventricular Pacing for Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy – Journal of the American College of Cardiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Trial of Left Bundle Branch vs. Biventricular Pacing for CRT – American College of Cardiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


#ESCCongress – Single-arm study | Efficacy and safety of an extravascular implantable cardioverter–defibrillator.

29 Aug, 2022 | 12:09h | UTC

Efficacy and Safety of an Extravascular Implantable Cardioverter–Defibrillator – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Position Paper | Practical considerations, indications, and future perspectives for leadless and extravascular cardiac implantable electronic devices.

2 Aug, 2022 | 12:15h | UTC

Practical considerations, indications, and future perspectives for leadless and extravascular cardiac implantable electronic devices: a position paper by EHRA/HRS/LAHRS/APHRS – EP Europace

 


Guidelines | Peri-operative management of people with cardiac implantable electronic devices.

1 Aug, 2022 | 12:39h | UTC

Guidelines for the peri-operative management of people with cardiac implantable electronic devices – Anaesthesia

 


M-A | Mid- to long-term clinical and echocardiographic effects of post-procedural permanent pacemaker implantation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

18 Jul, 2022 | 11:10h | UTC

Mid- to Long-Term Clinical and Echocardiographic Effects of Post-procedural Permanent Pacemaker Implantation After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine

 


RCT | Non-fasting vs. fasting for cardiac implantable electronic device procedures.

11 Jul, 2022 | 12:03h | UTC

A randomized trial of non-fasting vs. fasting for cardiac implantable electronic device procedures (Fast-CIED Study) – EP Europace (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Non-fasting yields better well-being, safety in patients getting implantable device – Healio (free registration required)

 

Commentary from one of the authors on Twitter

 


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