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Ventricular pacing in the presence of tricuspid valve disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11915977     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
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.
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
Ebstein Anomaly / therapy
Electrodes, Implanted
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Pacemaker, Artificial*
Tricuspid Valve* / surgery
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / therapy
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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