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    [Zasshi] [Journal]. Nihon…
    1997

[DDD pacemaker implantation--cardiac pacemaker tips in the left atrium and ventricle by the left thoracotomy].

@article{Ozaki1997DDDPI,
  title={[DDD pacemaker implantation--cardiac pacemaker tips in the left atrium and ventricle by the left thoracotomy].},
  author={Nobuchika Ozaki and Masaomi Yamaguchi and Hidetaka Ohashi and Masato Imai and Yoshihiro Oshima and Takayuki Kumamoto},
  journal={[Zasshi] [Journal]. Nihon Kyobu Geka Gakkai},
  year={1997},
  volume={45 9},
  pages={
          1601-5
        }
}
Recently DDD pacemaker implantation for the children has undergone trials world wide; though regarding the approach, ways and positions of the epicardial lead, a few problems are still remained to be discussed. Now we report 9 cases (5 males, 4 females) of DDD pacemaker implantations by the left anterolateral thoracotomy approach. The 9 patients weighing 6.5 to 33 kg, were aged 11 months to 12 years (mean 6 years) of whom male 5, female 4 with degree of Block; 2 and 7. To all patients the stab… CONTINUE READING