Monitoring the patient with cardiac pacing devices

Clara Saldarriaga
Colombian Journal of Cardiology
Publication date: 02/2016


Introduction: High-voltage devices such as the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator and the resynchronizer are a fundamental part of the treatment alternatives for patients with
heart flaw.
objective: Describe the current state of the art on the importance of heart failure clinics
in the selection and follow-up of device candidates.
Methodology: Review of available literature.
conclusion: Patients with a cardio-resynchronizer and implantable defibrillator should
be followed in heart failure clinics to ensure proper selection of candidates and
therapy optimization

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