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Potential benefits of remote follow-up of ICD patients
Date:8/29/2011

Results from the EVATEL (EVAluation of TELe follow-up) trial are the first in Europe to demonstrate potential safety and efficacy benefits from the remote follow-up of ICD patients. The trial was conducted in France, with the financial support of the French Ministry for Health and independent of any manufacturer grants.

ICDs (implantable cardioverter defibrillators) are devices routinely implanted in patients at risk of sudden cardiac death as a result of rhythm disturbances. The expending indications for ICDs are expected to have an impact on follow-up strategy, as the number of patients with ICDs is increasing rapidly.

"Currently," explains investigator Dr Philippe Mabo form the University Hospital of Rennes, France, "regular in-clinic follow-up must be performed every three months, according to manufacturer guidelines. But there are two drawbacks to the in-clinic follow-up - they're time-constrained for both the patient and the clinic, and there's no link between the time of the appointment and the clinical event or device malfunction. So there's a clinical need to consider new follow-up strategy."

In response, several manufacturers have developed new technologies which allow the remote transmission of information from the device and on its therapeutic effect. Critical data can be transmitted at any time on system integrity or unexpected events - for example, lead integrity, battery status or ineffectively delivered therapy. Data stored in the device are transmitted by phone from the patient's home to the implant centre, with website access to the data.

"In this context," said Dr Mabo, "remote device follow-up seems to be a promising technique for device follow-up. But the technology needed clinical validation in terms of safety, efficacy and cost-efficiency, which were the objectives of the EVATEL trial."

The study included 1501 patients from 30 French centres enrolled between January 2008 and January 2010. The
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Contact: Jacqueline Partarrieu
press@escardio.org
33-633-473-335
European Society of Cardiology
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