G. Peckham

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Three hundred patients, 30 years of age or under, with the clinical diagnosis of aortic stenosis were reviewed to provide information on the accuracy of clinical assessment and the natural history of the condition when left untreated. Sudden death was uncommon and occurred only in patients with clinical evidence of severe obstruction. In infants, the early(More)
A persistent left superior vena cava was discovered in a 66-year-old man with heart failure undergoing implantation of a biventricular pacing and defibrillator device. An active fixation right ventricular defibrillator lead was placed through a curved guiding catheter. A sub-selection catheter and a guidewire allowed the engagement of a posterior-lateral(More)
Left heart catheterization in man has assumed increasing importance with the rapid advances in cardiac surgery for lesions of the left side of the heart. Zimmerman, Scott, and Becker (1950) were the first to perform left ventricular catheterization, passing a catheter in retrograde fashion from aorta to left ventricle. Subsequently the transbronchial(More)
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