Arrythmia Center of SMC, delegated as “Lead Management Training Center”



Acknowledged for its pioneering contribution to Cardiac Device Lead Management and its expertise on all steps including transplantation and removal, Arrythmia Center of Samsung Medical Center was delegated as “Lead Management Training Center” on the 5th of July.


At Arrythmia Center, since 2010, Professor Seung Jung Park mainly focused on Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device (CIED) and performed difficult procedures such as heart resynchronization, subcutaneous implantable defibrillator, permanent cardiac pacemaker, venoplasty, and lead extraction. Moreover, the center has been developed to accommodate all steps of CIED procedure including the insertion and removal of a heart electrode.


Every year, Advanced Practical Training Programs including CIED-related lecture and procedure observation for overseas medical professionals are offered, enabling approximately 50 medical professionals from about 10 countries such as China, Singapore, Malaysia, etc. to be trained.