Remote monitoring of cardiac implantable electronic devices in Europe: results of the European Heart Rhythm Association survey
2014 (English)In: Europace, ISSN 1099-5129, E-ISSN 1532-2092, Vol. 16, no 1, 129-132 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The aim of this European Heart Rhythm Association survey was to provide an insight into the current use of remote monitoring for cardiac implantable electronic devices in Europe. The following topics were explored: use of remote monitoring, infrastructure and organization, patient selection and benefits. Centres using remote monitoring reported performing face-to-face visits less frequently. In many centres (56.9%), a nurse reviews all the data and forwards them to the responsible physician. The majority of the centres (91.4%) stated that remote monitoring is best used in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators and those live far from the hospital (76.6% top benefit). Supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias were reported to be the major events detected earlier by remote monitoring. Remote monitoring will have a significant impact on device management.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. Vol. 16, no 1, 129-132 p.
Medical and Health Sciences
Research subject Cardiology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-220038DOI: 10.1093/europace/eut414ISI: 000331118400024OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-220038DiVA: diva2:703870