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Revista médica de Chile

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FRANGINI S, Patricia et al. Permanent pacemaker implantation in patients with persistent left superior vena cava and absent right superior vena cava: Report of three cases. Rev. méd. Chile [online]. 2006, vol.134, n.6, pp.767-771. ISSN 0034-9887.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0034-98872006000600014.

Persistent left superior vena cava and absent right superior vena cava is an uncommon anatomical association. This is a challenging situation for permanent pacemaker implantation. We report three patients with this anomaly and a permanent pacemaker successfully implanted through the left superior vena cava and coronary sinus, without acute or chronic complications

Keywords : Coronary sinus; Pacemaker, artificial; Vena cava superior.

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