We report the first patient experiences with the CardioMEMS device in the Erasmus MC Thorax Center in the Netherlands. In line with clinical trial evidence, the device is applicable in patients with chronic heart failure in functional New York Heart Association class III with at least 1 admission for heart failure in the past 12 months. CardioMEMS has been shown to be safe and reliable, and effective in reducing the number of hospitalisations for heart failure by guided therapy based on pulmonary artery pressures.

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doi.org/10.1007/s12471-017-1054-4, hdl.handle.net/1765/104607
Netherlands Heart Journal
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

Brugts, J., Manintveld, O., & van Mieghem, N. (2018). Remote monitoring of pulmonary artery pressures with cardiomems in patients with chronic heart failure and nyha class III: First experiences in the Netherlands. Netherlands Heart Journal, 26(2), 55–57. doi:10.1007/s12471-017-1054-4