Reduction of falls and fractures after permanent pacemaker implantation in elderly patients with sinus node dysfunction
Roman Brenner, Peter Ammann, See-Il Yoon, Stefan Christen, Jens Hellermann, Grégoire Girod, Urs Knaus, Firat Duru, Nazmi Krasniqi, David Ramsay, Christian Sticherling, Kurt Lippuner & Michael Kühne
Methods and results
Falls, fall-related injuries, and fall-related fractures are frequent in SND patients. Permanent pacemaker implantation is associated with a significantly reduced risk of these adverse events, although no causal relationship could be established due to the study design.
|citation||Brenner R, Ammann P, Yoon S I, Christen S, Hellermann J, Girod G, Knaus U, Duru F, Krasniqi N, Ramsay D, Sticherling C, Lippuner K, Kühne M. Reduction of falls and fractures after permanent pacemaker implantation in elderly patients with sinus node dysfunction. Europace 2017; 19:1220-1226.|
|type||journal paper/review (English)|
|date of publishing||01-7-2017|
|journal title||Europace (19/7)|