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Significance of intraoperative testing in right-sided implantable cardioverter-defibrillators

Keyser, Andreas, Hilker, Michael, Ucer, Ekrem, Wittmann, Sigrid, Schmid, Christof and Diez, Claudius (2013) Significance of intraoperative testing in right-sided implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. Journal of cardiothoracic surgery 8, p. 77.

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BACKGROUND: Implantation of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICD) from the left pectoral region is the standard therapeutical method. Increasing numbers of system revisions due to lead dysfunction and infections will consecutively increase the numbers of right-sided implantations. The reliability of devices implanted on the right pectoral side remains controversially discussed, and the ...


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Item type:Article
Institutions:Medicine > Abteilung für Thoraxchirurgie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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23577747PubMed ID
Keywords:Implantable cardioverter defibrillator; Right-sided implantation; Intraoperative test
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:28788
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