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Enhanced cardiac device management utilizing the random EGM: A neglected feature of remote monitoring

Published:September 29, 2015DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2015.09.031
      Remote monitoring (RM) of cardiac implantable devices is rapidly becoming the standard of care for implantable cardiac device follow-up.

      Abbreviations:

      CRT (cardiac resynchronization therapy), ECG (electrocardiogram), EGM (electrogram), ICD (implantable cardioveter-defibrillator), RV (right ventricle/ventricular), LV (left ventricle/ventricular), rEGM (random electrogram), RV (right ventricle/ventricular), VT (ventricular tachycardia)

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