By Andrew R. Houghton, MD - 1st Dec 2019 - Course previews

How to explant an insertable cardiac monitoring (ICM) device

Follow the ICM explantation process in this step-by-step video from our Insertable Cardiac Monitoring Essentials course. You'll cover the equipment needed, possible complications, and what to do with the device once it has been removed.

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Arrhythmias can be difficult to detect. Insertable cardiac monitors (ICMs) can spot rhythm problems where other devices can’t. In our Insertable Cardiac Monitoring Essentials, you’ll learn about the indications for an ICM implant, different types of ICMs available, and techniques used to insert and explant these devices. You’ll also cover data download methods, troubleshooting, and how to make the most out of your ICM devices.


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