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Which patients are at highest risk of CIED infection and how to prevent it?

EHRA webinar

06/10/2017 18:00 06/10/2017 19:00 Europe/Paris Which patients are at highest risk of CIED infection and how to prevent it?

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European Heart Rhythm Association DD/MM/YYYY
Device Therapy
Device Complications and Lead Extraction
Arrhythmias and Device Therapy

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Learning Objectives:

  1. Defining an individual patients risk of CIED infection: patient profile and procedure type
  2. How to minimise the risk of CIED infection
  3. How to prevent CIED infection with antibiotic prophylaxis

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Please find here the questions asked during the live webinar and left unanswered.




biffi_mauro-2016.jpgDoctor Mauro Biffi
Cardiology Dept.
Institute Of Cardiology

jay_wright.jpgDoctor David Jay Wright
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital
United Kingdom


deharo_jean-claude-2015.jpgProfessor Jean Claude Deharo, FESC
Service De Cardiologie
Hopital Timone Adultes

Session information

This webinar is addressed to EHRA members and cardiologists working in the field of arrhythmias.

During the webinar, you will be encouraged to send your questions by chat and interact with our key opinion leaders who will provide feedback live.

An application has been made to the EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event.

Technical settings

The webinar is available on PC and Tablets. The use of a smartphone is not recommended.  

To answer the MCQs during the live, you must allow pop-up windows.

A high-speed Internet connection is required (minimum 2 Mbps).