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Implantation of an azygous vein coil to facilitate defibrillation
  1. Mark J Dayer1,
  2. Jonathan Allen2,
  3. Craig Jeavons1
  1. 1Department of Cardiology, Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust, Taunton, Somerset, UK
  2. 2Medtronic Limited, Watford, Herefordshire, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Mark J Dayer, Department of Cardiology, Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, Somerset TA1 5DA, UK; mark.dayer{at}tst.nhs.uk

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A Medtronic Concerto II cardiac resynchronisation therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) device was implanted in a 56-year-old man with left ventricular non-compaction without complication. Defibrillation threshold testing is performed routinely several weeks after implant under general anaesthesia in our institution. Using different shock vectors as well as taking out the superior vena cava coil, ventricular …

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