Heart Lung Circ 2022 Jul 31;31(7):999-1005. Epub 2022 Mar 31.
Department of Cardiology, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia; Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia; The Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia; Department of Cardiology, Western Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia; Department of Cardiology, Cabrini Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia. Electronic address:
Background: Implantable loop recorders (ILR) are increasingly utilised in the evaluation of unexplained syncope. However, they are expensive and do not protect against future syncope.
Objectives: To compare patients requiring permanent pacemaker (PPM) implantation during ILR follow-up with those without abnormalities detected on ILR in order to identify potential predictors of benefit from upfront pacing. Read More