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New transvenous implantable cardioverter defibrillator configuration for use after tricuspid valve surgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18424456     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 57-year-old patient with a tricuspid valve (TV) prosthesis underwent successful atrioventricular pacing and internal defibrillation via a totally transvenous approach without crossing the TV. Ventricular pacing and sensing were obtained with a bipolar lead in the lateral cardiac vein. Internal defibrillation was obtained with a coil lead in the middle cardiac vein and an 'active can' pulse generator in the left infraclavicular region.
J Alberto Lopez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-04-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1532-2092     ISO Abbreviation:  Europace     Publication Date:  2008 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-02     Completed Date:  2008-07-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883649     Medline TA:  Europace     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  736-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, The Texas Heart Institute at St Luke's Episcopal Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, 6624 Fannin, Suite 2780, Houston, TX 77030, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Defibrillators, Implantable*
Equipment Design
Equipment Failure Analysis
Heart Valve Prosthesis*
Middle Aged
Prosthesis Implantation / methods*
Treatment Outcome
Tricuspid Valve / surgery*

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