Thoracoscopic phrenic nerve patch insulation to avoid phrenic nerve stimulation with cardiac resynchronization therapy

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Nozoe, Masatsugu; Tanaka, Yasuaki; Koyama, Junjiroh; Oshitomi, Takashi; Honda, Toshihiro; Yoshioka, Masakazu; Iwatani, Kazunori; Hirayama, Touitsu; Nakao, Koichi;
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Journal: Journal of Arrhythmia,volume 30,issue 2,pages130-133 (issn: 1880-4276)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.joa.2013.09.004
  • Subject: RC666-701 | Cardiac resynchronization therapy | Diseases of the circulatory (Cardiovascular) system | Phrenic nerve stimulation | Thoracoscopic patch insulation
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular system | nervous system | musculoskeletal system | circulatory and respiratory physiology

A 76-year-old female was implanted with a cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) device, with the left ventricular lead implanted through a transvenous approach. One day after implantation, diaphragmatic stimulation was observed when the patient was in the seated posit... View more
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