Pediheart Podcast # 61: A Novel Antibiotic Envelope To Prevent Pacemaker/ICD Infections

Pediheart Podcast # 61: A Novel Antibiotic Envelope To Prevent Pacemaker/ICD Infections

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This week we review a recent randomized and controlled trial from the NEJM on the use of the novel Medtronic TYRX envelope for the prevention of pacemaker or ICD infections in adult high risk patients. Did the use of this antibiotic envelope result in reduced incidences of infection? Were there complications associated with its use? Should this be used in only in high risk patients? Is this a cost effective solution? These are amongst the many questions we tackle with co-author of this ... See More

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