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. 2019 Aug 14;5(11):539-541.
doi: 10.1016/j.hrcr.2019.08.005. eCollection 2019 Nov.

Superior Vena Cava Reconstruction and Implantation of a Leadless Pacemaker for Management of Pacemaker-Induced Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

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Superior Vena Cava Reconstruction and Implantation of a Leadless Pacemaker for Management of Pacemaker-Induced Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

Kevin Hodges et al. HeartRhythm Case Rep. .
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Keywords: Atrioventricular block; Lead extraction; Leadless pacemaker; Superior vena cava syndrome; Surgical pacemaker implantation.

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Figure 1
Representative images from preoperative computed tomography. A: Focal stenosis of the superior vena cava (SVC) at the junction of the left brachiocephalic vein. B, C: Normal SVC superior (B) and inferior (C) to the lesion.
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A: Postoperative chest radiograph demonstrated appropriate positioning of the leadless pacemaker. B, C: Computed tomography at 3 months demonstrated a widely patent superior vena cava on 2-dimensional imaging (B) and 3-dimensional reconstruction (C).

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