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Surgical Techniques in Cardiac Pacing

  • Claude Meere
  • Jacques Lespérance
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 3)

Abstract

Since the first implantation of a cardiac pacemaker in 1958, the pacing systems have changed continuously. These changes have influenced the surgical techniques. With the development of the transvenous stimulating catheter, the transthoracic implantation of the electrode has decreased to under ten per cent of the overall implantations. New transvenous electrodes have changed the implantation site and in temporary pacing also the procedure.

Keywords

Coronary Sinus Subclavian Vein Cephalic Vein Cardiac Pace Cardiac Vein 
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  • Claude Meere
  • Jacques Lespérance

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