Current as of March 02, 2024
BACKGROUND: Permanent pacing is estimated to cost one billion dollars annually in health care costs in the United States. Initially, pacing was primarily confined to ventricular pacing with limited sensing, programming and pacing capacity. Tremendous growth has occurred in pacing technology, making available dual chamber pacing with sophisticated sensing, pacing, and rate control. These more advanced pacemakers are more costly and complicated to place surgically. One of the most common indications for pacing is sick sinus syndrome. Initial therapy is usually medical to inhibit the tachyar...
- Men and women with sick sinus syndrome.
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