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Risk Factors of Klug et al for Infection of an Implanted Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD) or Pacemaker

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Cardiology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Klug et al identified risk factors for infection of an implanted cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) or pacemaker. These can help identify a patient who should be monitored more closely. The authors are from multiple hospitals in France and are members of the PEOPLE (Prospective Evaluation of Pacemaker Lead Endocarditis) Study Group.

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