Transvenous Lead ExtractionLead ManagementCardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices
Principle Investigator and Chair Steering Committee: AdaptResponse Trial, Randomized traditional CRT vs Adaptive CRT in 3000 patients randomized around the World
Chair Steering Committee: WRAP-IT, Worldwide randomization of 7000 patients to either recieve a resorbable antibiotic envelope 1:1 or not when a pacemaker or ICD device is changed or upgraded or CRT-D implanted.
Chair DSMB: PADIT: Large randomized trial of antibiotic strategies involving over 12,500 patients in Canada and Netherlands
DSMB member: PRAETORIAN: Randomized trial of subcutaneous vs transvenous ICD implantation
Initiated LEADConnection.org: Online community around the world for engaging every voice in lead management.
2005 - Present
2017 HRS expert consensus statement on cardiovascular implantable electronic device lead management and extraction