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A patient with congenital heart disease and ventricular tachycardia: what is the course of the device lead?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17976107     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 16-year-old boy with Ebstein's anomaly of the tricuspid valve developed exercise-induced rapid ventricular tachycardia. He had previously undergone tricuspid valvuloplasty and bidirectional cavopulmonary anastamosis due to progressive symptoms. A single-chamber implantable cardioverter-defibrillator was implanted, utilizing a novel transvenous approach to the right ventricle. Technical considerations, risks, and benefits of this approach are discussed.
Authors:
Ronald J Kanter; William B Darden; J René Herlong; Piers C Barker; James Jaggers
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0147-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2007 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-11-02     Completed Date:  2008-04-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1401-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA. kante001@mc.duke.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Defibrillators, Implantable*
Electrodes, Implanted
Heart Defects, Congenital / therapy*
Humans
Male
Prosthesis Implantation / methods*
Tachycardia, Ventricular / prevention & control*

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