Placing an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator is a challenge in the presence of bilateral venous obstruction of the upper extremities. We describe a case where venous access was obtained by passing a hydrophilic wire from the superior vena cava through collaterals to the infraclavicular region.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology|
|State||Published - Feb 1 2010|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine