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Pacing supplement: Leadless pacing

October 2018 Br J Cardiol 2018;25(suppl 3):S30–S34 doi:10.5837/bjc.2018.s17

Pacing supplement: Leadless pacing

Paul Roberts

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Dr Paul R Roberts Introduction Since the first implantation of a pacemaker 60 years ago, the medical world has seen an incredible evolution of these devices. The first pacemaker had limited capability. With time, we have seen changes to lead design that have meant that they are smaller, more robust and last longer. The greatest changes have occurred with the electrical aspects of the devices. There are enhanced algorithms in the devices that make them more physiological, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) safe devices are now considered the standard of care. This journey has not been without some challenges, and this therapy continues to be

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October 2015 Br J Cardiol 2015;22:138–142 Online First

News from the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2015

BJCardio Staff

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