A COMPARISON OF EPICARDIAL AND TRANSVENOUS PACEMAKER EXPERIENCE
- Permanent Endocardial Pacing in Complete Heart Block. Harthorne, J. Warren; Austen, W. Gerald; Corning, Howard; McNamara, Joseph J.; Sanders, Charles A. // Annals of Internal Medicine;May67, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p831
Presents a study on the use of bipolar endocardial electrode and an implantable variable rate pacemaker unit in several patients with heart block. Information on heart block; Clinical features of the patients with heart block; Other methods of long-term electrical stimulation of the heart.
- ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY: Permanent pacing: new indications. Gold, Michael R. // Heart;Sep2001, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p355
This article focuses on permanent cardiac pacemakers. The development of dual chamber pacing and rate responsiveness allowed pacemaker therapy to progress from simply maintaining a minimal heart rate to allowing for restoration of physiologic chronotropy and normal atrioventricular activation....
- PERMANENT STANDBY TRANSVENOUS PACEMAKING. Smyth, Nicholas P. D.; Bacos, James M. // Angiology;Dec1969, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p676
The transvenous system of permanent pacemaking is both simple and safe and is recommended, especially for older patients. The standby (demand) pacemaker functions in all types of symptomatic bradycardia, virtually eliminating the danger of competitive pacing, and is, therefore, recommended in...
- Pacemaker Malfunction. Hayes, David L.; Vlietstra, Ronald E. // Annals of Internal Medicine;10/15/93, Vol. 119 Issue 8, p828
Discusses considerations in preventing pacemaker malfunction. Consequences of a pacemaker's failure; Cause of failure to capture; Environmental factors which can induce pacemaker malfunction.
- Life threatening complication of a migrating intra-peritoneal pacemaker generator. Tomaske, Maren; Dodge-Khatami, Ali; Bauersfeld, Urs // Cardiology in the Young;Dec2006, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p602
The article offers a study relating to life threatening complication of a migrating intra-peritoneal pacemaker generator. It states that typical complications relating to migrating intra-peritoneal pacemaker generator are exhaustion of the batteries, fracture of the leads, and dislocation of the...
- STOKES-ADAMS SYNDROME AND EBSTEIN'S ANOMALY. Rothfeld, Edwin L.; Zucker, I. Richard; Kannerstein, Milton // Angiology;Jun1973, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p332
Postmortem examination revealed a severe Ebstein's anomaly in a 66 year old woman with Stokes-Adams syndrome associated with complete heart block and fatal ventricular arrhythmias. Inability to pace the ventricle effectively was probably related to the bizarre deformity of the tricuspid valve...
- Gaskell and the Physiology of the Heart. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;11/19/2014, Vol. 312 Issue 19, p2048
A reprint of the article "Gaskell and the Physiology of the Heart" which appeared in the December 19, 1914 issue is presented. Topics discussed include English physiologist Walter Holbrook Gaskell's studies on heart-block or Stokes-Adams syndrome, his experimental production of heart-block by...
- Hemodynamic Benefits of Atrial Ventricular Sequential Pacing in Complete Heart Block and Left Ventricular Failure: Case Study. Sacher, Howard L.; Sacher, Michael L. // Angiology;May1989, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p489
The authors describe 2 cases of insertion of atrial ventricular (AV) sequential pacemakers and their hemodynamic benefits.
- ATRIAL STANDSTILL. Harrison, William H.; Derrick, John R. // Angiology;Nov1969, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p610
A review of atrial standstill is reported. Two familial eases believed to be due to myocardial amyloidosis heretofore undescribed are presented. One of these was actually observed at surgery and an unsuccessful attempt to pace the atrium was attempted. If a patient has a slow, regular...