2018, Volume 25, Supplement 3: Advances in cardiac pacing – A 60th anniversary update

Pacing supplement: Introduction

October 2018

Pacing supplement: Introduction

This supplement is published to mark 60 years of cardiac pacing, with a particular focus on the history and developments of pacing in the UK....
Pacing supplement: Current and future perspectives on cardiac pacing

October 2018 Br J Cardiol 2018;25(suppl 3):S4–S7

Pacing supplement: Current and future perspectives on cardiac pacing

Cardiac pacing is 60 years old and is in continuous development. In this article, I review current pacing practice aimed at improving training by using...
Pacing supplement: Early days of pacing in the UK – the British contribution to the field of pacing

October 2018 Br J Cardiol 2018;25(suppl 3):S7–S10

Pacing supplement: Early days of pacing in the UK – the British contribution to the field of pacing

This paper reviews some of the early experiences and difficulties of pacing (a field in its infancy at the time) at St. George’s Hospital, London,...
Pacing supplement: Cardiac resynchronisation therapy – developments in heart failure management

October 2018 Br J Cardiol 2018;25(suppl 3):S12–S19

Pacing supplement: Cardiac resynchronisation therapy – developments in heart failure management

Cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) is a very effective treatment for selected patients with severe and mild heart failure (HF), impaired left ventricular (LV) function and...
Pacing supplement: Drugs with devices in the management of heart failure

October 2018 Br J Cardiol 2018;25(suppl 3):S20–S24

Pacing supplement: Drugs with devices in the management of heart failure

Cardiac device therapy has changed the landscape of heart failure management in the past decade in patients with heart failure and reduced left ventricular ejection...
Pacing supplement: His-bundle pacing – UK experience and HOPE for the future

October 2018 Br J Cardiol 2018;25(suppl 3):S25–S29

Pacing supplement: His-bundle pacing – UK experience and HOPE for the future

Permanent His-bundle pacing promises to be a major advance in the field of cardiac rhythm management. It allows ventricular stimulation to occur via the hearts’...
Pacing supplement: Techniques in pacemaker and defibrillator lead extraction

October 2018 Br J Cardiol 2018;25(suppl 3):S35–S39

Pacing supplement: Techniques in pacemaker and defibrillator lead extraction

Transvenous lead extraction is the gold standard for cardiovascular implantable electronic device lead removal. Increasing rates of device implantation have led to an increased number...
Pacing supplement: Leadless pacing

October 2018 Br J Cardiol 2018;25(suppl 3):S30–S34

Pacing supplement: Leadless pacing

Conventional lead-based pacing has developed over 60 years, but is associated with complications related to the generator and leads. Leadless pacing has evolved over the...
Pacing supplement: Remote monitoring

October 2018 Br J Cardiol 2018;25(suppl 3):S40–S43

Pacing supplement: Remote monitoring

Remote monitoring embraces data collection, data analysis, clinical decision-making and an effector arm that provides therapy instructions to the patient, or their carer or a...
Pacing supplement: Remote follow-up of implantable cardiac devices – a physiologist’s experience

October 2018 Br J Cardiol 2018;25(suppl 3):S44–S45

Pacing supplement: Remote follow-up of implantable cardiac devices – a physiologist’s experience

The advancement of remote or mobile technologies over the last 15 years has changed our lives beyond all comprehension. The evolution of the remote monitoring...