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General considerations: Management in febrile patients scheduled for #PPM implant.…


Pts with clinical signs of active infection±fever 🌡️should NOT undergo a implant until they have been afebrile for 24h
Febrile 🥵 pts who have been started on antibiotics should be afebrile for 24 h after termination of antibiotic treatment before implant


In a multicentre, prospective study with 6319 patients, fever within 24 h of implantation (OR 5.83) and temporary pacing before implantation (OR 2.46) were positively correlated with the occurrence of device infection.

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