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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 62-64

Simple surgical technique for epicardial pacemaker wire preparation and insertion


1 Department of Pediatric Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, U. N. Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Center (Affiliated to B. J. Medical College), Civil Hospital Campus, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
2 Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, U. N. Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Center (Affiliated to B. J. Medical College), Civil Hospital Campus, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
3 Department of Research, U. N. Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Center (Affiliated to B. J. Medical College), Civil Hospital Campus, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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Amit Mishra
Department of Pediatric Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, U. N. Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Center (Affiliated to B. J. Medical College), New Civil Hospital Campus, Asarwa, Ahmedabad - 380 016, Gujarat
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DOI: 10.4103/jpcs.jpcs_72_21

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Epicardial pacing wire (EPW) insertion is an integral part of open heart surgery. However, the use of EPW insertion is also associated with complications such as bleeding, tamponade, arrhythmias, and occasionally even death of the patient. Various techniques have been described for preparing, placing, and removing EPW. We present our simple, yet effective technique of preparing, inserting, and removing EPW where the incidence of complications is nil.


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