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Long-term requirement for pacemaker implantation after cardiac valve replacement surgery

Research paper by Francisco Leyva, Tian Qiu, David McNulty, Felicity Evison, Howard Marshall, Maurizio Gasparini

Indexed on: 29 Nov '16Published on: 28 Nov '16Published in: Heart Rhythm



Abstract

The risk of permanent pacemaker implantation (PPI) after cardiac valve replacement surgery is thought be highest in the post-operative period. Long-term risks are uncertain.