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Transvenous permanent left ventricular pacing. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7879967     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This case report presents a patient who inadvertently received transvenous permanent left ventricular pacing through an unexpected atrial septal defect. This lead malpositioning was proved by two-dimensional and transesophageal echocardiography. The abnormal pattern of electric activation was demonstrated by radionuclide phase image analysis. He has been followed up for a total of forty-three months with antiplatelet therapy and has been free from systemic embolic phenomena. A simple and readily available method that could lead to early recognition of lead malpositioning is reiterated and the various causes, methods of detection, and prognosis of left ventricular pacing are discussed.
W L Lee; C W Kong; L S Chu; J Y Liou; M R Lin; W L Chan; M S Chang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Angiology     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0003-3197     ISO Abbreviation:  Angiology     Publication Date:  1995 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-04-06     Completed Date:  1995-04-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0203706     Medline TA:  Angiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  259-64     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial / adverse effects
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Electrodes, Implanted
Follow-Up Studies
Heart / radionuclide imaging
Heart Block / therapy
Heart Septal Defects, Atrial
Heart Ventricles*
Pacemaker, Artificial* / adverse effects
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors / therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors

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