Leadless pacing and defibrillation systems

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Abstract

Intravascular leads are the most vulnerable component of conventional pacemakers and defibrillators. This article discusses the current state of technology for leadless cardiac devices in the treatment of bradycardia and for reducing sudden cardiac death caused by tachyarrhythmias.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)327-335
Number of pages9
JournalCardiac Electrophysiology Clinics
Volume5
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2013

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