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Título: National Registry on Cardiac Electrophysiology (2012)
Outros títulos: Registo Nacional de Eletrofisiologia Cardíaca (2012)
Autor: Oliveira, MM
Madeira, F
Bonhorst, D
Morais, C
Palavras-chave: HSM CAR
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Catheter Ablation
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Data: 2014
Editora: Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia
Citação: Rev Port Cardiol. 2014 Oct;33(10):583-589
Resumo: Based on a survey sent to Portuguese centers that perform diagnostic and interventional electrophysiology and/or implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) implantations, the authors analyze the number and type of procedures performed during 2012 and compare these data with previous years. In 2012, a total of 2561 diagnostic electrophysiologic studies were performed, which were followed by ablation in 2017 cases, representing a steady situation compared with the previous year. There was a 12% increase in the number of ablation procedures for atrial fibrillation, making it for the first time the most frequent indication for ablation, overtaking atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia. The total number of first ICD implantations was 1048 (around 100 per million population), of which 375 were cardiac resynchronization devices (BiV ICDs). This represents a slight decrease (3.3%) in the total number of new implants, with an increase of 10% in the number of BiV ICDs compared to the previous year. However, there was a considerable increase in the number of ICD generator replacements, resulting in an overall increase of 3.5% in implantations performed in 2012. Some comments are made regarding developments in this activity and its current status, and on some factors that may influence the dynamics of this area of interventional cardiology.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.17/1950
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