Perioperative Interrogation of Biotronik Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices: A Guide for Anesthesiologists.

Affiliation

Department of Anesthesiology University of California San Diego, UCSD Medical Center San Diego CA. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Biotronik cardiovascular implantable electronic devices, specifically Biotronik pacemakers, contain unique features that are relevant to perioperative management. For example, Biotronik pacemakers have a programmable response to magnet application, a default magnet response that does not result in sustained asynchronous pacing, and a unique method of rate adaptation (eg, closed loop stimulation). This review article focuses on these unique features; the interpretation of Biotronik interrogation reports; and the basic programming (eg, mode, rate, rate adaptation, tachyarrhythmia therapies) relevant to the perioperative management of Biotronik cardiovascular implantable electronic devices.

Keywords

Biotronik,CLS,anesthesia,cardiovascular implantable electronic device,device programming,implantable cardioverter defibrillator,pacemaker,perioperative management,

OUR Recent Articles