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Clinical results with Omni-Orthocor, an implantable antitachycardia pacing system.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6209675     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Omni-Orthocor 234A and 239A are implantable pacers capable of synchronization with an external overdriver. Synchronous or asynchronous burst pacing, synchronized extrastimuli, or a combination of both can be obtained. Upon recognition of a tachycardia, the patient or physician can initiate pace-termination. Omni-Orthocor was implanted in 69 patients (53 for ventricular tachycardia, 11 for supraventricular tachycardia, 2 each with AV nodal reentry and WPW, and 1 patient with concealed accessory pathway). Thirty-five patients performed out of hospital termination. More resistant tachycardias were terminated in the hospital with 76.3% success in VT and only 50% success for SVT. Burst pacing was used in 75% of patients. Noninvasive electrophysiologic study was performed on all patients, and was the sole use of Omni-Orthocor in 20 patients. The device was not implicated in the six sudden death patients in this series.
Authors:
M T Rothman; J M Keefe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0147-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  1984 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-01-24     Completed Date:  1985-01-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1306-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Atrioventricular Node / physiopathology
Electrodes, Implanted
Electrophysiology / instrumentation
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Atria / physiopathology
Heart Ventricles / physiopathology
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Pacemaker, Artificial*
Tachycardia / physiopathology,  therapy*
Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome / physiopathology,  therapy

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