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Poland's first implantation of a new generation electrodeless pacemaker

MedExpress Team

Medexpress

Published Sept. 25, 2023 08:01

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In the Department of Electrocardiology of the First Chair and Department of Cardiology of the UCK WUM, a procedure to implant a single-chamber cardiac pacing system was performed last Thursday (21.09.). This is a new generation of this type of device and an opportunity for patients in whom the use of a traditional pacemaker is associated with the risk of infection.

Traditional pacemakers have electrodes. Modern ones are electrodeless. Implanting an electrodeless pacemaker reduces the patient's risk of infection associated with the presence of an electrode. The procedure itself is also minimally invasive. It is carried out from a small puncture through the femoral vein. The entire syste...

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