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Doctor Charles Love

Johns Hopkins University of Baltimore, Baltimore (United States of America)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology
European Heart Rythm Association

Dr. Charles J. Love is an internationally known electrophysiologist and arrhythmia device specialist. He joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2017 after 3 years at New York University Langone Medical Center, and after 30 years at The Ohio State University. He is a Professor of Medicine, and serves as Director of Cardiac Rhythm Device Services. He specializes in the techniques of implanting heart rhythm devices such as pacemakers, defibrillators, cardiac resynchronization devices, and hemodynamic monitoring devices. He is recognized as a pioneer and one of the top lead extraction experts in the world. Dr. Love has participated in numerous clinical trials, and regularly consults with cardiac rhythm device companies, extraction device companies and other biomedical companies regarding the design of new devices. He is Chair of the Pacing and Defibrillation Competency Exam, and President of The International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners.

Pre-clinical evaluation of a third generation absorbable antibacterial envelope

Event: EHRA 2022

Topic: Prevention

Session: ePosters Day 1


Planning a redo in patients with congenital heart disease

Event: EHRA 2019

Topic: Device Therapy

Session: Tips and tricks for a successful re-do after failed CRT implantation - A case-based approach


Real world evaluation of ventricular fibrillation detection after magnetic resonance imaging in patients with an MR conditional ICD or CRT-D

Event: ESC Congress 2018

Topic: Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)

Session: Implantable cardioverter defibrillators: technology and complications


When every tool you have is not enough

Event: EHRA 2018

Topic: Miscellaneous

Session: My nightmare case in device extraction: when everything went wrong


Riata leads: 6 years after the advisory.


Topic: Lead management

Session: CIEDs and Lead technology: failures and fears


Predicting lead extraction peri-procedural complications?


Topic: Lead management

Session: How to get it done safely: lead extraction cases


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