2012 HRS/ACCF Expert Consensus Statement on Pacemaker Device and Mode Selection | Heart Rhythm Society

2012 HRS/ACCF Expert Consensus Statement on Pacemaker Device and Mode Selection

June 26, 2012—The statement is the first of its kind to specifically address pacemaker device and mode selection, expanding upon the 2008 ACC/AHA/HRS Guidelines for Device-Based Therapy of Cardiac Rhythm Abnormalities. The statement provides a state-of-the-art review of the field and reports consensus recommendations on pacemaker device and mode selection. It is a guide to facilitate the appropriate use of single vs. dual-chamber devices for patients who already meet guidelines for pacemaker implantation.


This document was reaffirmed on November 18, 2020, and will be formally assessed by November 2025.

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