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The Lead Episode 64: Leadless pacemakers at 5-year follow-up: the Micra Transcatheter pacing system post-approval registry.
Description
Danesh Kella, MBBS, FHRS, Mayo Clinic is joined by Michael S. Lloyd, MD, FHRS, Emory University and Siva K. Mulpuru, MD, FHRS, Mayo Clinic to discuss how the authors utilized a post-approval registry for Micra leadless pacemakers and explored the long-term outcomes at 5 years. There were 1809 patients in the leadless pacemaker arm compared to a historical cohort of transvenous pacemakers with 2667 patients. The study found no leadless pacemaker removals due to infection. The overall complication rate at 60 months was 4.5%, and the system revision rate at 60 months was 4.9%. The major complication rate at 36 months was 4.5% in the leadless pacemaker arm, compared to an 8.5% rate observed in the transvenous arm (p <0.001). Overall, long-term outcomes with Micra leadless pacemakers demonstrated low rates of major complications and the need for system revision. 
Learning Objectives
  • To review the long-term outcomes of lead less pacemaker in the real world clinical setting
Article Authors and Podcast Contributors
Article Authors
Mikhael F. El-Chami , Christophe Garweg , Nicolas Clementy , Faisal Al-Samadi , Saverio Iacopino, Jose Luis Martinez-Sande, Paul R. Roberts, Claudio Tondo, Jens Brock Johansen, Xavier Vinolas-Prat, Yong-Mei Cha, Eric Grubman, Pierre Bordachar, Kurt Stromberg, Dedra H. Fagan, and Jonathan P. Piccini 

Podcast Contributors

Danesh Kella, MBBS, FHRS,Mayo Clinic
Michael S. Lloyd, MD, FHRS, Emory University
Siva K. Mulpuru, MD, FHRS, Mayo Clinic

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Host Disclosure(s):

D. Kella: Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting: Zoll Medical Company 

Contributor Disclosure(s):

M. Lloyd: Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting: Medtronic, Baylis Medical Company, Boston Scientific. 
S. Mulpuru: Nothing to disclose.

Staff Disclosure(s) (note: HRS staff are NOT in control of educational content. Disclosures are provided solely for full transparency to the learner):
S. Sailor: No relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
S. Colbert: No relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
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