Dual-chamber pacemaker in persistent left superior vena cava
- Pacemakers effective for serious fainting problems. // Modern Medicine;Feb99, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p10
Discusses research being done on the effective use of pacemakers for fainting problems. Reference to study by Stuart J. Connolly published in the January issue of the `Journal of the American College of Cardiology'; Trial results of pacemaker therapy; Physiological risks of treatments.
- A survey of investigations performed prior to permanent pacemaker implantation. Cunnington, Michael S.; Plummer, Christopher J.; McComb, Janet M. // Age & Ageing;Jan2010, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p135
The article offers information on the survey of investigations performed before the implantation of permanent pacemakers in patients suffering from bradycardia in hospitals Great Britain. It discusses the identification method of the patients for pacing and the tests they undergo prior to device...
- Extreme carotid sinus hypersensitivity. Rao, Usha; Agarwal, Ajit // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Aug2011, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p472
The article presents the case study of a 75 year old hypertensive woman with slurred speech and who used to have several blackouts with dizzy episodes. Her computed tomography scans and electroencephalography were normal and no firm diagnosis was possible. But during carotid ultrasound she...
- “R-on-T” Phenomenon. Oupadia, Paul; Ramaswamy, Krishnaswamy // New England Journal of Medicine;06/18/98, Vol. 338 Issue 25, p1812
The article discusses a case in which a man suffered ventricular fibrillation after a coronary angiography. The fibrillation was due to a failure of sensing by a temporary pacemaker that incorporated inhibition response and ventricular pacing and sensing. The pacemaker had been installed in the...
- Sinus Node Dysfunction in a Heart Transplant Patient Secondary to Severe Sinus Node Artery Obstruction. Hasdemir, Can; Chandrasekaran, Krishnaswamy; Lazzara, Ralph; Reynolds, Dwight W. // Angiology;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p725
A case of sinus node dysfunction is reported secondary to severe sinus node artery obstruction 3 years after orthotopic heart transplantation. The patient first presented with frequent dizzy spells and presyncopal episodes for 3 months and then recurrent syncope in the presence of an acute...
- Medtronic pacemakers found to reduce fainting. // Medical Device Daily;3/28/2012, Vol. 16 Issue 60, p4
The article reports on a double-blind, randomized study which revealed that treatment with a pacemaker from Medtronic has resulted to fewer fainting occurrences among patients who suffered from fainting due to a neurocardiogenic syncope.
- Pacemaker-mediated tachycardia. Ullah, W.; Stewart, A. // Heart;Jul2010, Vol. 96 Issue 13, p17
The article describes a case of pacemaker-mediated tachycardia (PMT) in a patient with a dual-chamber permanent pacemaker for complete heart block.
- An unusual looking pacemaker infection imaged with 18F-FDG PET/CT. Turpin, Sophie; Lambert, Raymond; Poirier, Nancy // European Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging;Jul2010, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p1438
THe article presents a case study of a 9-year-old boy was hospitalized for low-grade fever and induration in the epigastric region who has an unusual looking pacemaker infection imaged with 18F-FDG positron emission tomography/computer tomography (PET/CT).
- Country cardiograms case 44: Answer. Awad, Sara F.M.; Tarakji, Ahmad Raed; Rafie, Ihsan // Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine;Summer2012, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p112
The article presents a diagnosis for the case study in the issue regarding a 63-year-old woman suffering from syncope. Heart telemetry of the patient indicated sinus bradycardia and sinus node arrest during sleep. The patient's symptoms, electrocardiography (ECG) results, and blood tests...