Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Infections.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Infections associated with cardiac implantable electronic devices are increasing and are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. This article reviews the epidemiology, microbiology, and risk factors for acquisition of these infections. The complex diagnostic and management strategies associated with these serious infections are reviewed with an emphasis on recent updates and advances, as well as existing controversies. Additionally, the latest in preventative strategies are reviewed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Arnold, CJ; Chu, VH

Published Date

  • December 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 32 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 811 - 825

PubMed ID

  • 30241711

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-9824

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.idc.2018.06.004


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States