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Cardiac pacing has evolved over the past 25 years from a relatively simple procedure to one of high electronic sophistication. Our understanding of the physiology of cardiac pacing has grown along with the technology. Barold has assembled a comprehensive text that explores this technology and directions of future development. The 44 chapters are grouped in ten sections covering basic concepts (stimulation, sensing, and the ventricular electrogram); implantation techniques and complications; electrocardiography; pacing for tachyarrhythmias; myopotential and external interference; and pacemaker follow-up. Also included are chapters on specialized techniques such as electrophysiologic testing using implanted pacemakers, cardiac pacing in children, and
Modern Cardiac Pacing.. Ann Intern Med. ;103:975. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-103-6-975_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;103(6_Part_1):975.
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