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Radiotherapy for Cancer Patients with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices: Guidelines

Last updated: April 25, 2016
Project Number: RB0981-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding screening and identification of cancer patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices who require radiotherapy?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of radiotherapy for cancer patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the post-procedure monitoring and management of cancer patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices who have received radiotherapy?

Key Message

Three evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of radiotherapy for cancer patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices were identified.