Yong-Mei Cha and David L. Hayes

in Mayo Clinic Cardiology

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199915712
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322824 | DOI:

Series: Mayo Clinic Scientific Press


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Indications for permanent pacing are divided into 3 classes: class I (necessary), class II (may be necessary; cost-benefit analysis needed), class III (unlikely to be of benefit). Common conditions for which pacing may be indicated are classified according to current guidelines. Pacing modes and nomenclature, lead type and implantation, and troubleshooting are also covered.

Chapter.  5774 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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