[Technical expedient in the case of phrenic stimulation complicating an epicardial pacemaker].

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In the event of abnormal stimulation of the phrenic nerve with diaphragm contractions, a possible complication in carriers of pacemakers with epicardial electrodes, interposition of an insulating lamina in the pericardial lead between electrodes and pericardium is proposed. This expedient has been adopted in a case followed up over an 8 year period and can… (More)

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@article{DATO1981TechnicalEI, title={[Technical expedient in the case of phrenic stimulation complicating an epicardial pacemaker].}, author={A R ACTIS DATO and William Drago and G. Lisa}, journal={Minerva medica}, year={1981}, volume={72 29}, pages={1975-6} }