Skip to main content

History of cardiac pacing in New Zealand: the early years

Buy Article:

$43.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract

This paper documents the development of cardiac pacing in New Zealand in the early years following the first implant in 1961. This period covered the time of the early development and evolution of cardiac pacemakers. Pacemaker implantations were infrequent and high risk in desperately ill patients. Whilst lifesaving the pacemakers had poor longevity, were unreliable and required frequent revisions.
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Department of Cardiology, Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand 2: Cardiovascular Associates, Mater Medical Centre, Townsvillle, Queensland, Australia

Publication date: 2011-12-01

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more