The Use of the Subclavian Vein for Temporary Transvenous Pacemaker Therapy
- Cardiac Pacemaking: Clinical Experience. Winters Jr., William L.; Tyson, Robert; Soloff, Louis A. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Feb65, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p208
Relates the experiences of physicians in utilizing cardiac pacemaking by means of myocardial electrodes and venous catheters with an external battery source and internal subcutaneous implanted pacemakers with fixed ventricular rate. Symptoms at onset; Clinical diagnosis; Onset pacing; Heart...
- Usefulness of Anti-Stray Stylet for Central Vein Catheterization by the Subclavian Vein Approach. Takeyama, Hiromitsu; Taniguchi, Masaaki; Akamo, Yoshimi; Tanaka, Moritsugu; Hayakawa, Tetsusi; Sato, Mikinori; Hasegawa, Masamitsu; Sawai, Hirosumi; Yamamoto, Minoru; Manabe, Tadao // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition;2002 Supplement, Vol. 11, pS57
Aim: The incidence of malpositioned central venous catheters (CVCs) verified radiographically varies from 5.5% ~ 29% by the subclavian vein approach. The most common location into which the CVC is misplaced is the internal jugular vein. We tested a new stylet that leads the catheter tip into...
- How many cath labs do we need?. Hackett, D. // Heart;Aug2003, Vol. 89 Issue 8, p827
Editorial. Assesses the need for laboratories for cardiac catheterization and angiography, and pacemaker implantation in Great Britain. Pacemaker implantation; Laboratory requirements; Population needs; Institutional and operator standards for diagnostic cardiac catheterization and angiography.
- pacing wire. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1678
A definition of the medical term "pacing wire," which refers to a pacemaker electrode," is presented.
- Central venous catheterization via persistent left superior vena cava. Josloff, Robert K.; Kukora, John S. // American Surgeon;Sep1995, Vol. 61 Issue 9, p781
Discusses the problems involved in the clinical assessment of subclavian artery catheter placement. Discussion of the evaluation and workup of malposition of central venous catheters and the embryologic development of a left-sided vena cava.
- Tips for trouble-free subclavian lines. Masoorli, Susan Thomas // RN;Feb84, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p38
Provides tips on nurses on dealing with subclavian lines for intravenous (IV) catheterization problems. Reason for the use of subclavian IV; Precaution about minimizing the risks of subclavian line complications; Tips on maintaining the subclavian lines.
- Whose line is it anyway? Oliver, Gemma // British Journal of Nursing;2015 Supplement2, Vol. 24, pS3
The author reflects on the use of intravenous (IV) lines in medicine. She suggests that while research has offered many recommendations on the use of intravenous lines, medical professionals still need to recognize that obtaining and maintaining an IV device can be a painful and traumatic...
- Effective Date of Requirement for Premarket Approval for Cardiovascular Permanent Pacemaker Electrode. Kux, Leslie // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;7/6/2012, Vol. 77 Issue 130, p39924
The article presents a final rule from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the filing of a premarket approval application (PMA) for cardiovascular permanent pacemaker electrode. It mentions that the rule is based on the agency's findings regarding the risk of illness or injury...
- St. Jude gets CE mark for Allure Quadra pacemaker. // Medical Device Daily;5/1/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 84, p2
The article reports on the European launch and approval of a CE mark for the Allure Quadra Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Pacemaker of St. Paul, Minnesota-based St. Jude Medical.