Complications of transvenous and transtboracic electrodes.

  • S A Kostiainen
  • Published 1976 in Acta medica Scandinavica. Supplementum


Electrode complications in a series of 220 patients are presented. At the primary pacemaker implantation, 114 patients received transvenous and 106 transthoracic electrodes. For the transvenous technique the Elema unipolar electrode (EMT 588 and 588 B) was used exclusively and for the transthoracic technique an epicardial disc electrode (EMT 567) was used… (More)


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