transvenous pacing

transvenous pacing
a permanent or temporary method for cardiac pacing in which the pacing leads, inserted by means of a catheter, are connected to the endocardium via the venous circulation; the pulse generator may be implanted or external.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Transvenous pacing — Temporary transvenous cardiac pacing, also called endocardial pacing, is a potentially life saving intervention used primarily to correct profound bradycardia. It can be used to treat symptomatic bradycardias that do not respond to transcutaneous …   Wikipedia

  • transvenous — trans·ve·nous vē nəs adj relating to or involving the use of an intravenous catheter containing an electrode carrying electrical impulses from an extracorporeal source to the heart <transvenous pacing of the heart> * * * trans·ve·nous… …   Medical dictionary

  • transvenous — ˌ adjective Etymology: trans + venous : relating to or involving the use of an intravenous catheter containing an electrode carrying electrical impulses from an extracorporeal source to the heart transvenous pacing of the heart …   Useful english dictionary

  • transvenous pacemaker — an artificial cardiac pacemaker, either external or implantable, that is connected to the heart by pacing leads passed through the venous circulation …   Medical dictionary

  • Transcutaneous pacing — (also called external pacing) is a temporary means of pacing a patient s heart during a medical emergency. It is accomplished by delivering pulses of electric current through the patient s chest, which stimulates the heart to contract.The most… …   Wikipedia

  • Artificial pacemaker — Cardiac resynchronization therapy and CRT (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy) redirect here. For the device termed a CRT D, see Implanted cardiac resynchronization device. For other uses, see Pacemaker (disambiguation). A pacemaker, scale in… …   Wikipedia

  • Marcapasos — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

  • Telectronics Pty Ltd — was an Australian company best known for its role in developing the pacemaker. In 1988 the business was acquired by Pacific Dunlop.cite web | last = Smith | first = Ailie | authorlink = | coauthors = | year = 2000 | url =… …   Wikipedia

  • Third-degree atrioventricular block — Classification and external resources ICD 10 I44.2 …   Wikipedia

  • British Columbia Ambulance Service — Infobox company company name = British Columbia Ambulance Service company company type = Crown Agency foundation = July 1, 1974 location = British Columbia, Canada num employees = 3,200 (2006) revenue = $252 Million industry = Emergency Medical… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”