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Moderate sedation in cardiac electrophysiology laboratory: a retrospective safety analysis
  1. Çağın Mustafa Üreyen,
  2. Murat Muhammed Necati Aksoy,
  3. Ersan Tatli
  1. Department of Cardiology, Sakarya University, Education and Research Hospital, Sakarya, Turkey
  1. Correspondence to Dr Çağın Mustafa Üreyen, Department of Cardiology, Sakarya University, Education and Research Hospital, Şirinevler Mahallesi, Adnan Menderes Cad, Sağlık Sok No:195, 54100, Adapazarı/Sakarya, Sakarya, Turkey; drcaginureyen{at}

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Sawhney et al reported that nurse-led, physician-directed moderate sedation during cardiac electrophysiology procedures is safe.1 All of the patients undergoing cardiac electrophysiological (EP) procedures and cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) implantation during the last 12 years were moderately sedated. Since this study is a retrospective study, we could not …

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  • Contributors ÇMÜ: Writing, critical review and literature review. MMNA: Writing and critical review. ET: Critical review and supervision.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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