Infected cardiac-implantable electronic devices: prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

@article{Nielsen2015InfectedCE,
  title={Infected cardiac-implantable electronic devices: prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.},
  author={Jens Cosedis Nielsen and Jens Christian Gerdes and Niraj Varma},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={36 37},
  pages={2484-90}
}
Cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) infection, according to current trends, appears to be an increasing problem. It can be indolent and its diagnosis challenging. Cardiac implantable electronic device infections are potentially lethal, and timely diagnosis and early initiation of correct treatment are of highest importance for patient prognosis… CONTINUE READING