HRS Expert Consensus Statement on the Management of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs) in patients nearing end of life or requesting withdrawal of therapy.

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The purpose of this Consensus Statement is to focus on implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) deactivation in patients with irreversible or terminal illness. This statement summarizes the opinions of the Task Force members, convened by the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) and the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), based on ethical and legal… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2010.04.033

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@article{Lampert2010HRSEC, title={HRS Expert Consensus Statement on the Management of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs) in patients nearing end of life or requesting withdrawal of therapy.}, author={Rachel I Lampert and David L. Hayes and George J. Annas and Margaret A Farley and Nathan E. Goldstein and Robert M. Hamilton and George Neal Kay and Daniel B. Kramer and Paul M{\"{u}ller and Luigi Padeletti and Leo Pozuelo and Mark H. Schoenfeld and Panos E. Vardas and Debra Lynn-McHale Wiegand and Richard A Zellner}, journal={Heart rhythm}, year={2010}, volume={7 7}, pages={1008-26} }