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Safety and feasibility of transesophageal pacing in a dog.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18175795     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study investigated the feasibility of using a modified transesophageal atrial pacing system for dogs requiring temporary ventricular pacing. Atrial pacing was readily achieved in the one dog studied, but it caused considerable diaphragmatic movement. Ventricular pacing could not be achieved at any lead configuration or energy stimulation. While transesophageal cardiac pacing was a safe procedure, the large variation in the chest anatomy of dogs requires further study to explore this model as a substitute for transvenous or transthoracic ventricular pacing.
Mandi Schmidt; Amara Estrada; Jim Vangilder; Herbert Maisenbacher; Robert Prosek
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association     Volume:  44     ISSN:  1547-3317     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Anim Hosp Assoc     Publication Date:    2008 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-01-07     Completed Date:  2008-01-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0415027     Medline TA:  J Am Anim Hosp Assoc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  19-24     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, 2015 SW 16th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32610-0126, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial / adverse effects,  methods,  veterinary*
Dog Diseases / therapy*
Echocardiography, Transesophageal / methods,  veterinary
Emergency Medical Services / methods
Treatment Outcome
Veterinary Medicine / instrumentation*,  methods*

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