Up to 42% of your pacemaker patients
suffer from chronotropic incompetence (CI)1.
Now you can help them!

Chronotropic incompetence is defined as the inability of the heart to regulate its rate appropriately in response to physiologic stress. It is a progressive cardiac disease and worsens over a short period of time2.

In general, if chronotropic incompetence is symptomatic, i.e. the patient suffers from fatigue, shortness of breath or the like, the only treatment is a pacemaker with a rate response sensor. Boston Scientific uses a clinically proven MV blended sensor to restore chronotropic incompetence3.

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"Chronotropically incompetent patients are very grateful that we have given them back their lives and made them feel young again."
Dr. Botti (Cleveland, US)

Chronotropic incompetence is real and can be treated by using the right sensor in the pacemaker. Before starting the treatment it is important to have a scanning protocol to improve the quality of life of the right patients.

In my practice I use an Assess- Investigate – Confirm protocol to scan for chronotropic incompetence. With this protocol I am able to help more patients and they are very grateful that we have given them back their lives and made them feel young again.

To learn more about this protocol; click on the 'how to identify patients with chronotropic incompetence video' on this website.

All quoted statements reflect the opinion of their respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Boston Scientific
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"Find out if your patient is chronotropically incompetent"

Use the CI diagnosis protocol

Currently the iApp is under development

Once available for download we will inform you via e-mail so you will be the first one to know and discover its abundance of useful information both for you and your patient. Heart rate trending, calculation of chronotropic response, patient exercise, demo’s, ... are just a few of the tools you will find in this CI iApp.

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