Long-Term Pervenous Atrial Pacing From the Coronary Vein

Lebowitz, Wallace B.; Lucia, Walter
March 1979
Angiology;Mar1979, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p160
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a clinical experience with atrial pacing from the coronary vein (CV). The study group included 40 men and 19 women who ranged in age from 20 to 83 years. The catheter electrode, bipolar in 26 patients and unipolar in 33, was inserted through either cephalic vein and advanced under fluoroscopic control into the right atrium. Cerebral symptoms were completely eliminated in 45 of 48 patients and low output symptoms were improved in 30 of 34 patients.


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