The right ventricular (RV) epicardial lead
was placed at the RV free wall.
Echocardiography and cardiac computed tomography angiography were ordered to evaluate patency of his cardiovascular structures, given his history of congenital heart disease, prior pulmonary artery stenosis requiring arterioplasty, retained epicardial lead, and the symptoms described.
The pacemaker was subsequently removed at 4 years of age after resumption of normal sinus rhythm, however, he has retained epicardial leads. He has subsequently required multiple revisions of the pulmonary outflow shunt and pulmonary arteries, the last of which was performed at 14 years of age.
Of all, 67 (43%) patients had had implanted epicardial lead
(NASDAQ:NPTH) has launched the FASTAC FLEX epicardial lead
implant tool after the first human use of the FasTac(R) Flex tool occurred in April.
"The change in our customers' plans to launch our Fastac Flex delivery device for epicardial lead placement concurrent with the launch of our steroid lead is a logical strategy.
Enpath also stated that its July guidance anticipated significant sales of its new delivery tool for epicardial leads, the Fastac Flex(TM), upon its expected market launch late in the third quarter of 2004.
Minimally invasive left ventricular epicardial lead
placement: surgical techniques for heart failure resynchronization therapy.
Steroid eluting bipolar epicardial leads
As a result of the review, some patients underwent surgical removal or repositioning of their epicardial leads
Unipolar electrograms were simultaneously recorded from 64 ventricular epicardial leads