Published in Cancer Law Weekly, April 8th, 2006
Study 1: Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) implantation can be performed without epicardial patches or transvenous high-energy leads in the pediatric and congenital heart disease (CHD) population using individualized techniques.
Investigators in the United States report, "In pediatric and congenital heart disease patients, transvenous ICD implantation may be limited secondary to patient size, venous, or cardiac anatomy. Epicardial patches require a thoracotomy, and may lead to a restrictive pericardial process. Because of these issues, we have...
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