Journal Article

Coronary sinus spasm during left ventricular lead implantation for biventricular pacing

Vincenzo Russo, Ilaria De Crescenzo, Ernesto Ammendola, Ciro Cavallaro, Lucio Santangelo and Raffaele Calabrò

in EP Europace

Published on behalf of European Heart Rhythm Association of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)

Volume 9, issue 7, pages 528-530
Published in print July 2007 | ISSN: 1099-5129
Published online May 2007 | e-ISSN: 1532-2092 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/eum073
Coronary sinus spasm during left ventricular lead implantation for biventricular pacing

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The authors present a case of coronary sinus spasm during left ventricular lead implantation for biventricular pacing relieved by direct infusion of nitroglycerin.

Keywords: Coronary sinus spasm; CRT; Biventricular pacing; Left ventricular lead; Nitroglycerin

Journal Article.  529 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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