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Lead configuration for defibrillator implantation in a patient with congenital heart disease and a mechanical prosthetic tricuspid valve.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11523619     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The authors devised a nonthoracotomy defibrillation system for a patient with a prosthetic tricuspid valve using existing technology and previously established implantation techniques. Their lead configuration deviates substantially from existing designs in its primary use of a coronary sinus defibrillation coil and a left-sided subcutaneous array to distribute current across the ventricular myocardium.
C T Leng; J E Crosson; H Calkins; R D Berger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0147-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2001 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-08-28     Completed Date:  2001-12-18     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:  1291-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Defibrillators, Implantable*
Electrodes, Implanted
Heart Defects, Congenital / surgery
Heart Valve Prosthesis*
Tachycardia, Ventricular / etiology,  therapy*
Tetralogy of Fallot / complications,  surgery
Thoracotomy / methods
Tricuspid Valve*

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