Patient Information

Permanent Pacemakers
Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators (ICDs) and Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy (CRT)
Lead Extraction (Removal of Pacemker and Defibrillator Leads from the Heart)
Before and After a Pacemaker or Defibrillator Implant

Diagnostic Electrophysiology Studies
Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT), Wolf-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW) and Atrial Tachycardia (AT)
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Fibrillation (AF)
AV Node Ablation and Permanent Pacemaker Implantation
Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVCs)
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Before and After an Ablation


The information above is provided as a guide only and is to be read in conjunction with discussion with your cardiologist. It is intended as a summary to help patients with the understanding of heart rhythm problems and the procedures that can be performed to treat them. As such, the information is not exhaustive and the most relevant complications are included but all possible complications are not mentioned. Links to additional material are provided and important articles are also referenced for further information.

We Conduct Procedures at

John Hunter Hospital
Lookout Road
New Lambton Heights NSW

Newcastle Private Hospital
Lookout Road
New Lambton Heights NSW

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital
3 Sydney St
Gateshead NSW

Mayo Private Hospital (Dr Thambar only)
Potoroo Drive
Taree NSW

Gosford Private Hospital (Dr Jackson only)
9 Burrabil Avenue
North Gosford NSW

Lingard Private Hospital (Dr Jackson and Dr Leitch)
23-25 Merewether Street
Merewether, NSW 2291