This e-book on cardiac device implantation has been produced to educate the cardiologist in training.

It is also helpful to the more experienced cardiologist who wishes to extend his or her knowledge in complicated device implantation.

The editors would greatly appreciate comments from the device community, so we can improve this e- book in future. New techniques can be implemented and contributions are welcome. Please address emails to

You are invited to click on any of the chapters. Please have a look and feel free to use this book in your educational sessions. We would like to extend our sincere thanks to all those who have contributed to this publication.

This e-book was made possible by unrestricted grants from St Jude Medical, Medtronic and Boston Scientific. Neither company had an influence on the content of this publication.