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Cardiac Pacing pp 441-447 | Cite as

Techniques for Permanent Transvenous Pacemaker Implantation: Personal Preferences

  • V. Parsonnet

Summary

Every experienced surgeon eventually develops unique techniques that, in his hands, facilitate the operation. I have outlined a number of my own methods that are designed, in general, to enhance pacing reliability and avoid reoperation, and to simplify reoperations should they become necessary. These methods may prove useful to others.

Keywords

Subclavian Vein Pacemaker Implantation Cephalic Vein Cardiac Pace Lead Splice 
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© Dr. Dietrich Steinkopff Verlag, GmbH & Co. KG, Darmstadt 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Parsonnet
    • 1
  1. 1.Newark Beth Israel Medical CenterNewarkUSA

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