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Implementation of remote monitoring in patients implanted with T-ICD and S-ICD involved in a recall campaign: An excellent tool with insufficient availability

Maciej Kempa1, Grzegorz Sławiński12, Piotr Zieleniewicz1, Łukasz Dziurkowski1, Elżbieta Wabich1, Szymon Budrejko1, Agnieszka Zienciuk-Krajka1, Ludmiła Daniłowicz-Szymanowicz1
DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2023.0059
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  1. Department of Cardiology and Electrotherapy, Medical University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland
  2. Club 30, Polish Cardiac Society, Poland

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Implementation of remote monitoring in patients implanted with T-ICD and S-ICD involved in a recall campaign: An excellent tool with insufficient availability


Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)


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Maciej Kempa
Grzegorz Sławiński
Piotr Zieleniewicz
Łukasz Dziurkowski
Elżbieta Wabich
Szymon Budrejko
Agnieszka Zienciuk-Krajka
Ludmiła Daniłowicz-Szymanowicz

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