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Dual-chamber pacemaker implantation in a young woman with Ebstein's anomaly.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10088071     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of 28-year-old woman with Ebstein's anomaly and complete AV block, requiring a permanent dual-chamber pacemaker implantation, is described. The ventricular lead was successfully placed in the right ventricular outflow tract and there was no problem associated with positioning of the atrial electrode in the right atrial appendage, with good sensing and threshold. The subsequent clinical course was uncomplicated and the patient has remained asymptomatic throughout the eight-month follow-up. This experience allows us to state that even in the presence of the marked structural abnormalities of Ebstein's anomaly, dual-chamber pacing is indeed feasible and successful, enabling the disappearance of symptoms related to the AV block.
Authors:
E Aimè; M Rovida; A Colli; L De Ambroggi
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Giornale italiano di cardiologia     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0046-5968     ISO Abbreviation:  G Ital Cardiol     Publication Date:  1999 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-04-13     Completed Date:  1999-04-13     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1270331     Medline TA:  G Ital Cardiol     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  152-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Dipartimento di Cardiologia, Centro Cardiovascolare E. Malan, Ospedale Clinicizzato San Donato, San Donato Milanese.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Ebstein Anomaly / diagnosis,  therapy*
Echocardiography
Electrocardiography
Electrocardiography, Ambulatory
Female
Humans
Pacemaker, Artificial*

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