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Transvenous atrial pacing with a new electrode.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1117746     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The unique concept of an atrioventricular electrode is presented. This transvenous electrode is incorporated into one body and has the mechanical advantages of double fixation and atrial or ventricular sensing or pacing. With the "extension wire principle," it can be used for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes, short- or long-term pacing. The optimal pacemaker setting can be adjusted according to the individual needs of the patient and can easily be converted to a permanent system. This atrioventricular electrode was used for long-term atrial pacing in 4 patients with tachyarrhythmia syndrome. There were no electrode-related complications. Atrial pacing was maintained in all patients. The longest follow-up period was 2 1/2 years.
T Z Lajos; J Wanka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0022-5223     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  1975 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-05-27     Completed Date:  1975-05-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376343     Medline TA:  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  575-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bradycardia / therapy
Electrodes, Implanted*
Middle Aged
Pacemaker, Artificial / methods*

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