Special Issue "The Role of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices for Diagnosis"

A special issue of Diagnostics (ISSN 2075-4418). This special issue belongs to the section "Point-of-Care Diagnostics and Devices".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 29 December 2023 | Viewed by 168

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Brigitte R. Osswald
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Guest Editor
Division of Electrophysiological Surgery, Johanniter-Hospital Duisburg-Rheinhausen, Duisburg, Germany
Interests: cardiac rhythm management device; implantable cardioverter defibrillators; cardiac pacemakers

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs) are a type of device that is implanted in the heart to monitor and regulate its activity. The device uses sensors and circuits to collect data on heart rate, rhythm, and other important factors. In recent years, CIEDs have become an important tool in the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disease. This Special Issue aims to discuss the application of CIEDs in diagnosis and their future prospects.

CIEDs have been found to be effective in diagnosing various cardiovascular diseases, such as arrhythmias, heart failure, and coronary artery disease. The device can detect abnormalities in heart rate, rhythm, and blood flow, allowing doctors to make an accurate diagnosis. The data collected by the CIED are continuously transmitted to a remote monitoring center, where physicians can monitor the patient's condition in real time.

In the future, the use of CIEDs for diagnosis is likely to become more widespread. Advances in technology mean that CIEDs can be made smaller and more reliable, allowing for more widespread use in a variety of patients. The use of CIEDs for the early detection of cardiovascular disease could save lives and reduce the burden on healthcare systems.

In conclusion, CIEDs have become an essential tool in the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular diseases, and the use of these devices is likely increase in the future with advances in technology. We encourage authors to submit their original research and review papers on the above topics.

Dr. Brigitte R. Osswald
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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