[Use of the thoraco-acromialis vein for implantation of a permanent transvenous PMK (author's transl)].


In order to implant a permanent PMK in 35 patients with total heart block the thoraco-acromialis vein has been investigated. The vein was easily found in the groove between the clavicular and sternal part of the musculus pectoralis major and used to implant a permanent pacing lead in 32 patients (91.5%). Following the satisfactory results and taking into… (More)


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