Journal Article

Complications of biventricular pacing

Sue M. Ellery and Vince E. Paul

in European Heart Journal Supplements

Published on behalf of European Society of Cardiology

Volume 6, issue suppl_D, pages D117-D121
Published in print August 2004 | ISSN: 1520-765X
Published online August 2004 | e-ISSN: 1554-2815 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ehjsup.2004.05.021
Complications of biventricular pacing

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Biventricular pacing in patients with drug refractory heart failure is not without risk. In addition to those complications associated with conventional pacing, there are also problems with left ventricular lead insertion using the preferred transvenous approach.

Keywords: Complications; Biventricular pacing; Transvenous; Perforation; Infection

Journal Article.  2098 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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