ventricular lead

ventricular lead

Cardiology A pacing lead placed in or on the ventricle. See Lead. Cf Atrial lead.
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Left ventricular lead placement within a coronary sinus side branch using remote magnetic navigation of a guidewire: a feasibility study.
Jude 5816, atrial lead Medtronic 4076, and ventricular lead Medtronic 4074) since 2010 due to sick sinus syndrome and AV block II Mobitz type 2.
In new pacemaker only ventricular lead had been introduced, atrial lead could not be introduced.
A left ventricular lead was implanted in a posterior-lateral vein via coronary sinus, in a distally suboptimal position due to vein caliber.
Left ventricular lead position and clinical outcome in the multicenter automatic defibrillator implantation trial-cardiac resynchronization therapy (MADIT-CRT) trial.
"By eliminating the need for a left ventricular lead, the technology allows us to target the exact site where we pace the heart.
The Quadra Assura MP CRT-D builds upon that improvement with the industry's only MultiPoint Pacing technology on a single left ventricular lead, and is an innovation demonstrated to improve patient response to therapy.
"The dual-chamber device would then use the atrial lead to pace the atrium and the ventricular lead only for detecting the heart rate and pacing and shocking the heart to rescue the patient from a ventricular tachyarrhythmia."
A few cases of primary coronary sinus thrombosis have been reported (6) but coronary sinus thrombosis is mostly associated with previous invasive cardiac procedures such as central venous line placement, insertion of pacing wires, or coronary sinus catheterisation for ventricular lead placement during cardiac resynchronisation therapy.
"If a patient has a right atrial or ventricular lead and a clot forms and sits there next to the PFO they would be at high risk" for a stroke or TIA, he said in an interview.

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