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Isolation of the phrenic nerve to suppress diaphragmatic contraction induced by cardiac resynchronization.
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PMID:  22783945     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Phrenic Nerve Isolation in Cardiac Resynchronization. Left phrenic nerve stimulation is a well-known complication of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). We report a case where electronic or anatomical repositioning of the left ventricular (LV) electrode (within the coronary sinus tributaries) was not feasible/effective. Surgical graft interpositioning was performed to successfully isolate the phrenic nerve from the previously implanted coronary sinus epicardial LV lead. (J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol, Vol. 23, pp. 778-780, July 2012).
Authors:
Fabien Doguet; Charlotte Honoré; Bénédicte Godin; Frédéric Anselme
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-03-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1540-8167     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Cardiovasc. Electrophysiol.     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9010756     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  778-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Rouen University Hospital, Rouen, France Department of Cardiology, Rouen University Hospital, Rouen, France.
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