P N Smith

Summary

Affiliation: Marshfield Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Infections with nonthoracotomy implantable cardioverter defibrillators: can these be prevented? Endotak Lead Clinical Investigators
    P N Smith
    Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield Medical Research Foundation, Wisconsin, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 21:42-55. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Catheter ablation in the elderly in the United States: use in the Medicare population from 1991 to 1998
    P N Smith
    Department of Cardiology, Marshfield Clinic, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, 1000 North Oak Ave, Marshfield, WI 54449 5777, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:66-9. 2001

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint Infections with nonthoracotomy implantable cardioverter defibrillators: can these be prevented? Endotak Lead Clinical Investigators
    P N Smith
    Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield Medical Research Foundation, Wisconsin, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 21:42-55. 1998
    ..19-7.86). The risk of infection encountered with the nonthoracotomy ICD is low, estimated from our data to be 1.2%. Placement of a subcutaneous defibrillator patch appears to be an independent risk factor for development of infection...
  2. ncbi request reprint Catheter ablation in the elderly in the United States: use in the Medicare population from 1991 to 1998
    P N Smith
    Department of Cardiology, Marshfield Clinic, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, 1000 North Oak Ave, Marshfield, WI 54449 5777, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:66-9. 2001
    ..The use of catheter ablation in the older American grew exponentially during the 1990s. Further research is needed to determine the optimal use of this potentially curative technique in the elderly...