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Reduction of atrioventricular valve regurgitation by atrioventricular sequential pacing for an adult with corrected transposition of the great arteries.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18521654     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The case of a 64-year-old woman who underwent corrected transposition of the great arteries with significant systemic atrioventricular valve regurgitation and complete atrioventricular block is described. The patient underwent implantation of a DDD-type pacemaker and experienced relief of symptoms after discharge. Follow-up evaluation 30 months after the pacemaker implantation demonstrated a decrease in the cardiothoracic ratio on chest X-ray, the b-type natriuretic peptide level, and regurgitation at the systemic atrioventricular valve.
Haruhiko Kondoh; Hajime Ichikawa; Hideo Shintani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-06-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric cardiology     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0172-0643     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Cardiol     Publication Date:  2009 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-22     Completed Date:  2009-04-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003849     Medline TA:  Pediatr Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  52-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Otemae Hospital, 1-5-34, Otemae, Chuo-ku, Osaka 540-0008, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Atrioventricular Block / etiology,  therapy*
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial*
Heart Septal Defects, Ventricular / complications,  therapy*
Middle Aged
Mitral Valve Insufficiency / complications*,  etiology
Transposition of Great Vessels / complications*,  surgery

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