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Temporary cardiac pacing using a new, steerable, balloon-tipped pacing catheter.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2225056     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A new balloon-tipped, flow-directed, steerable pacing catheter for unipolar temporary ventricular pacing is presented. It was successfully and uneventfully tested in 25 patients with acute myocardial infarction in the coronary care unit. The main advantage of the new catheter is the ease with which a stable contact may be achieved between the pacing electrode and the endocardium.
C Stefanadis; I Gavaliatsis; C Stratos; J Kallikazaros; J Vasiliadis; C Chatzigeorgiou; P Toutouzas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0098-6569     ISO Abbreviation:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Publication Date:  1990 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-12-21     Completed Date:  1990-12-21     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7508512     Medline TA:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  198-202     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, University of Athens Medical School, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / therapy*
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial*
Equipment Design
Middle Aged
Pacemaker, Artificial*
Pulmonary Wedge Pressure

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