2002 Guideline Update for Implantation of Cardiac Pacemakers and Antiarrhythmia Devices

September 1, 2002—The focus of these guidelines is the appropriate use of devices (pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators), not the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias.  


 This document has been retired and replaced by ACC/AHA/HRS 2008 Guidelines for Device-Based Therapy of Cardiac Rhythm Abnormalities and subsequently by 2012 ACCF/AHA/HRS Focused Update of the 2008 Guidelines for Device-Based Therapy of Cardiac Rhythm Abnormalities.

Device Therapy