ESC Guidelines on Cardiac Pacing & Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy Launched Today
Sophia Antipolis, France – 29 Aug 2021: The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines on cardiac pacing and cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) are published online today in European Heart Journal.1
The use of pacemakers continues to grow as populations worldwide are living longer. It is estimated that around one million devices are implanted globally every year. Pacemakers are electrical devices that are connected to the heart by wires (electrodes) and have been used since the late 1950s to treat slow heart rhythms, thus preventing fainting and even death. They replace the function of the heart’s ...