Tag: CIED

PADIT score predicts CIED infection risk

Five independent predictors of cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) infection have been identified which could be used to aid physicians and patients in decision-making...

Cardiac device complications vary widely among hospitals

A study of 174 hospitals in Australia and New Zealand, published recently in the Annals of Internal Medicine, shows that the quality of care...
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New bio envelope designed for S-ICDs launches in USA

Aziyo Biologics has announced the launch of their CanGaroo bio envelope specifically for use with subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (S-ICDs). It is the only cardiac implantable...

Low risk of repeat infection in reimplanted cardiac devices

It is safe to reimplant a new cardiac device after the removal of an infected one, and repeat infection rates are low, a large...