Epicardial pacing | definition of epicardial pacing by Medical dictionary
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Electrical pacing of the heart by conductive leads inserted surgically, usually during bypass graft or valvular operations. The leads are used in the postoperative period for the management of heart blocks or dysrhythmias and are removed as the patient stabilizes.
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Temporary epicardial pacing
after cardiac surgery: A practical review Part 1: General consideration in the management of epicardial pacing
Steroid-eluting epicardial pacing
electrodes: six-year experience of pacing thresholds in a growing pediatric population.
In most of the patients, CRT has been provided by biventricular pacing with a lead inserted transvenously in a tributary vein or the coronary sinus for the epicardial pacing
of the left ventricle.