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

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Masatsugu Nozoe, MD, PhD ; Yasuaki Tanaka, MD, PhD ; Junjiroh Koyama ; Takashi Oshitomi, MD ; Toshihiro Honda, MD, PhD ; Masakazu Yoshioka, MD, PhD ; Kazunori Iwatani, MD, PhD ; Touitsu Hirayama, MD ; Koichi Nakao, MD, PhD (2014)
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Journal: Journal of Arrhythmia, volume 30, issue 2, pages 130-133 (issn: 1880-4276)
  • 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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