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Cost Savings.1

Extending device longevity has an important effect on the long-term cost of device therapy.


- Cost analysis from a hospital perspective -
Average savings per patient implanted
over a 15-year time period.

ICD patients

CRT-D patients

Extended device longevity of 9 vs. 5 years for ICDs ; 7 vs. 4 years for CRT-Ds.

Healthcare Cost Savings

Device longevity has an important economic impact.
Extended longevity significantly decreases the cost of therapy.

Up to




From 9 to 14 years longevity

Up to




From 6 to 10 years longevity

Expected average savings per patient implanted over a 15-year time period.


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Boriani G, Braunschweig F, Deharo JC et al. Impact of extending device longevity on the long-term costs of implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy: a modelling study with a 15-year time horizon. Europace. 2013 Oct;15(10):1453-62.

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