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An active solution to a slippery problem: implanting CRT-D via a persistent left SVC
  1. Peter Swoboda1,
  2. Hazel White2,
  3. Muzahir Hassan Tayebjee1
  1. 1Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK
  2. 2Pinderfields General Hospital, Wakefield, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Peter Swoboda, Department of Cardiology, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds LS26 8RX, UK; pswoboda{at}

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