1672 – Transcatheter insertion of a leadless pacemaker

Page last updated: 11 May 2021

Application Detail

Description of Medical Service

The Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) is a type of leadless pacemaker, that is a single-chamber implantable transcatheter pacemaker inserted via the femoral vein and implanted directly into the right ventricular myocardium negating the need for transvenous wires.

Description of Medical Condition

Bradycardia is defined as abnormally slow heart rhythm, as a consequence of the disturbance of the generation or conduction of cardiac electrical activity. Permanent pacing works by preventing the heart from beating slower than a predefined rate, by delivering an electrical stimulus to the myocardium when required.

Reason for Application

New MBS item

Medical Service Type

Therapeutic

Previous Application Number/s

Not Applicable

Associated Documentation

Application Form

Application Form (PDF 2081 KB)
Application Form (Word 2009 KB)

Consultation Survey

Consultation Survey (PDF 585 KB)
Consultation Survey (Word 68 KB)

PICO Confirmation

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Assessment Report

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Public Summary Document

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Meetings for this Application

PASC

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ESC

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MSAC

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