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ICD implantation 

ICD implantation
ICD implantation

Jonathan Timperley

, Paul Leeson

, Andrew RJ Mitchell

, and Timothy Betts

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date: 20 October 2019

Pre-procedure assessment 222

Patient and equipment preparation 224

Implant procedure 226

Device testing 228

DFTs and atrial fibrillation 228

Defibrillation threshold testing 230

Difficult testing 232

Post-procedure management 234

The basic operative technique shares many features with permanent pacemaker insertion ( p. 52). Those factors unique to ICD implantation will be covered here....

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