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Ventricular pacing from the coronary sinus of a patient with a Fontan circulation.
  1. M E Blackburn,
  2. J L Gibbs
  1. Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Killingbeck Hospital, York Road, Leeds.


    Permanent pacing of the left ventricle was achieved by transvenous implantation of a steroid-eluting electrode into the coronary sinus in a patient who had undergone a Fontan operation. This approach to endocardial pacemaker implantation is potentially of considerable value in patients who do not have transvenous access to the right ventricle.

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