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The feasibility of gastrothoracic ventricular pacing during transesophageal echocardiography.

Authors
  • Kitahata, H
  • Tanaka, K
  • Kimura, H
  • Kawahito, S
  • Oshita, S
Type
Published Article
Journal
Anesthesia & Analgesia
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Anesthesia & Analgesia
Publication Date
Jul 01, 1999
Volume
89
Issue
1
Pages
21–25
Identifiers
PMID: 10389772
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Using an endocardial pacing lead attached to a transesophageal echocardiography probe, gastrothoracic ventricular pacing can be performed successfully without complications in 75%-80% of patients undergoing cardiovascular surgery.

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