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Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) Position Statement on the Follow-Up of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices 2022

      Recognising the need for a national approach for the recommended best practice for the follow-up of implanted cardiac rhythm devices to ensure patient safety, this document has been produced by the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ). It draws on accepted practice standards and guidelines of international electrophysiology bodies. It lays out methodology, frequency, and content of follow-up, including remote monitoring; personnel, including physician, allied health, nursing and industry; paediatric and adult congenital heart patients; and special considerations including magnetic resonance imaging scanning, perioperative management, and hazard alerts.

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