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Special supplement celebrates advances in cardiac pacing – a 60th anniversary update

2018 marks 60 years since the first human cardiac pacemaker implantation.  To celebrate this milestone, The British Journal of Cardiology (BJC) has published a special supplement on cardiac pacing to coincide with HRC 2018, which will update readers on major developments in the field of cardiac pacing and devices during this time.


Endorsed by Arrhythmia Alliance, and written by international leaders in the field, its contents include:

 A brief history of cardiac pacing in the UK

Professor Richard Sutton, NHLI, Imperial College, London

Current and future perspectives on cardiac pacing

Dr Paul Foley, The Great Western Hospital, Swindon (Guest editor)


CRT- developments in heart failure management

Professor Francisco Leyva, Aston University and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham


Drugs with devices in the management of heart failure.

Drs Balrik Singh Kailey, Kings College Hospital, London; Chris Allen, St Thomas’ Hospital, London; Badrinathan Chandrasekaran, The Great Western Hospital, Swindon


His bundle pacing: UK experience and HOPE for the future!

Drs Daniel Keen, Matthew Shun-Shin, Ahran Arnold and Zac Whinnett, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London


Leadless pacing

Dr Paul Roberts, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton


Pacemaker lead extraction

Drs Osman Najam, Hitesh Patel, Manav Sohal and Mark Gallagher, St George’s NHS Foundation Trust, London


Remote monitoring

Professor John Morgan, University of Southampton


Remote follow-up – a physiologist’s experience

Mr Matthew Swift, The Great Western Hospital, Swindon


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