European Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Survey II: Rationale and design

Kenneth Dickstein, Camilla Normand, Stefan D. Anker, Angelo Auricchio, Carina Blomstrom Lundqvist, Nigussie Bogale, John Cleland, Gerasimos Filippatos, Maurizio Gasparini, Anselm Gitt, Gerhard Hindricks, Karl Heinz Kuck, Piotr Ponikowski, Christoph Stellbrink, Frank Ruschitzka, Cecilia Linde

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Abstract

The Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT) Survey II is a 6 months snapshot survey initiated by two ESC Associations, the European Heart Rhythm Association and the Heart Failure Association, which is designed to describe clinical practice regarding implantation of CRT devices in a broad sample of hospitals in 47 ESC member countries. The large volume of clinical and demographic data collected should reflect current patient selection, implantation, and follow-up practice and provide information relevant for assessing healthcare resource utilization in connection with CRT. The findings of this survey should permit representative benchmarking both nationally and internationally across Europe.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-141
Number of pages5
JournalEuropace
Volume17
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 25 2014

Keywords

  • Cardiac resynchronization therapy
  • CRT Survey
  • Devices
  • Heart failure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)
  • Medicine(all)

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