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"Pacing is no longer simple, and some would argue that it is becoming a separate subspecialty within cardiology." That comment reflects the challenge of this book's stated aim at a broad readership of practicing cardiologists, fellows in training, and primary care physicians. The authors offer several reasons for the increasing use of dual-chamber pacemakers and then describe these systems, which have been in rapid technical development recently. The latter section is the stronger.
Is it true that new diseases will be discovered as soon as methods have been devised for treating them? "Pacemaker syndrome" definitely exists, but many observers will
Pacing Therapy: A Guide to Cardiac Pacing for Optimum Hemodynamic Benefit.. Ann Intern Med. ;100:330. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-100-2-330_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;100(2):330.
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