Published in Cardiovascular Business Week, February 20th, 2007
Study 1: A new study, "Utility and cost effectiveness of temporary pacing using active fixation leads and an externally placed reusable permanent pacemaker," is now available. "Active-fixation leads and externally placed permanent pacemakers for temporary pacing may be beneficial because they allow for greater patient mobility and comfort and increased reliability of lead placement. The relative cost of this form of pacing may be prohibitive unless markedly prolonged pacing is required," scientists in London, Canada report.
"Twenty patients (63 ±15...
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