2012 ACCF/AHA/HRS Focused Update of the 2008 Guidelines for Device-Based Therapy of Cardiac Rhythm Abnormalities

September 10, 2012—The statement provides expanded indications for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in an effort to clarify which patients are most likely to benefit from CRT. Additional updates include guidance regarding the frequency of in-person and remote monitoring of patients with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices. 


2018 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline on the Evaluation and Management of Patients with Bradycardia and Cardiac Conduction Delay supersedes the pacemaker recommendations made in this 2012 Focused Update and 2008 guidelines

Device Therapy