Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, May 8th, 2005
Cardiologists in Italy conducted a study "to evaluate the efficacy of physiological rate-responsive pacemakers (Closed Loop Stimulation - CLS) to pace pediatric and late adolescent patients undergoing rest, mental, standing, and exercise testing."
"Dual-chamber pacemaker is increasingly indicated for young patients," explained F. Drago and coauthors at Bambin Gesu Hospital in Rome. "A new physiological pacing mode based on the indirect measure of ventricular contractility (CLS), has shown interesting results in adults," but "no data on pediatric patients are...
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