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Ventricular pacing in the presence of tricuspid valve disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11915977     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pacemaker implantation following tricuspid valve surgery remains challenging, but recent developments in lead technology have significantly improved the options for ventricular pacing. In the presence of significant tricuspid regurgitation, steroid-eluting active-fixation leads should be used routinely, and in patients with a tricuspid prosthesis, the use of a dedicated cardiac venous pacing system is likely to be the best option.
Authors:
Neil C Davidson; Harry G Mond
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Editorial    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0147-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2002 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-03-27     Completed Date:  2002-09-16     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  129-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Ebstein Anomaly / therapy
Electrodes, Implanted
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Humans
Pacemaker, Artificial*
Tricuspid Valve* / surgery
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / therapy
Comments/Corrections
Comment On:
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2002 Feb;25(2):243-4   [PMID:  11915999 ]
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2002 Feb;25(2):239-40   [PMID:  11915997 ]
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2002 Feb;25(2):201-5   [PMID:  11915988 ]
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2002 Feb;25(2):234-8   [PMID:  11915996 ]

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