Defibrillation lead placement using a transthoracic transatrial approach in a case without transvenous access due to lack of the right superior vena cava.

@article{Otsuka2015DefibrillationLP,
  title={Defibrillation lead placement using a transthoracic transatrial approach in a case without transvenous access due to lack of the right superior vena cava.},
  author={Yosuke Otsuka and Hideo Okamura and Syunsuke Sato and Ikutaro Nakajima and Kohei Ishibashi and Kouji Miyamoto and Takashi Noda and Takeshi Aiba and Shiro Kamakura and Junjiro Kobayashi and Satoshi Yasuda and Hisao Ogawa and Kengo Fukushima Kusano},
  journal={Journal of arrhythmia},
  year={2015},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={159-62}
}
A 65-year-old woman with a history of syncope was diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. She had previously undergone mastectomy of the left breast owing to breast cancer. Holter electrocardiogram (ECG) and monitor ECG revealed sick sinus syndrome (Type II) and non-sustained ventricular tachycardia. Sustained ventricular tachycardia and ventricular… CONTINUE READING