ANTI BRADYCARDIA PACING OF CARDIOLOGY UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL TLEMCEN ALGERIA. ABOUT 500 CASES
Department of Cardiology University Hospital, Tlemcen, Algeria
Introduction: Pacing has largely entered its sixth decade. Since the first introduction in 1958, the pacemaker models have evolved. They represent a real breakthrough in terms of technique. The indications for pacing are extensive and cover pathologies different
Materials: This study was conducted at the University Hospital Cardiology Service Tlemcen.
We are interested in a fringe of 500 patients undergoing cardiac stimulation final.
In our study more than 84% of patients were male, which corresponds to a sex ratio of 5.
In our series 20% of patients underwent stimulation type double room.
The complication rate is estimated at 8% marked by secondary displacement sensor.
Conclusions: The cardiology department of Tlemcen University Hospital is a major center for pacemaker implantation in the western region of the country with encouraging results despite a modest equipment to the standards required.