The ConvaTec sponsored symposia will focus on prevention of infection following CIED surgery. Highlights will include: incidence and burden of disease, risk factors, the cardiac surgeon’s perspective - epicardial approach, and advances in protocols to reduce the risk of complications.
As presented at HR2016 Rhythm Theater Session:
Bruce L. Wilkoff, MD, Director of Cardiac Pacing and Tachyarrhythmia Devices, Cleveland Clinic (Chair)
Charles J. Love, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director, Cardiac Rhythm Device Services NYU Langone Medical Center New York, NY
Malini Madhavan, MBBS, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Mayo Clinic
Anson Lee, MD, Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University
Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices
Overview of the risk factors for infection, incidence, burden of disease, and advances in risk mitigation of infection following CIED surgery.