What Is the Real Usefulness of the AutoCapture Function?

  • S. Sermasi
  • M. Marconi


AutoCaptureTM (Pacesetter Inc., St.Jude Medical Co., Sylmar, CA, USA) is a programmable function incorporated in the Pacesetter MicronyTM and RegencyTM SSI/R pacemakers, which provides for the automatic ventricular capture verification, the increase in output voltage in the presence of transient loss of capture and threshold searching, with adjustment of output settings, when the device is connected to a MembraneTM bipolar ventricular lead.


Output Setting Cardiac Pace Stimulation Threshold Pace Threshold Bipolar Membrane 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Sermasi
    • 1
  • M. Marconi
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Medicina, Sezione di CardiologiaSettore di Elettrofisiologia e Pacing Cardiaco, Ospedale InfermiRiminiItaly

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