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Telemonitoring of implantable cardiac devices: hurdles towards personalised medicine

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  • Competing interests In compliance with EBAC/EACCME guidelines, all authors participating in Education in Heart have disclosed potential conflicts of interest that might cause a bias in the article. The author is: holder of the AstraZeneca Chair in Cardiac Electrophysiology, University of Leuven; has received research funding through the University of Leuven from Siemens Medical Solutions; is Coordinating Clinical Investigator for the Biotronik-sponsored EuroEco study on health-economics of remote device monitoring; is a member of the scientific advisory board of Biosense Webster, Inc, St Jude Medical, Inc, Siemens Medical Solutions, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Bayer and Sanofi-Aventis; and receives unconditional research grants through the University of Leuven from St Jude Medical, Medtronic, Biotronik and Boston Scientific Inc.

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