Permanent pacemaker for syncope after heart transplantation with bicaval technique

Kyong Joo Lee, Yun Sook Jung, Chan Joo Lee, Jin Wi, Sanghoon Shin, Taehoon Kim, Sang Hak Lee, Seok Min Kang, Moon Hyoung Lee, Han Ki Park

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Sinus node dysfunction occurs occasionally after heart transplantation and may be caused by surgical trauma, ischemia to the sinus node, rejection, drug therapy, and increasing donor age. However, the timing and indication of permanent pacemaker insertion due to sinus node dysfunction following heart transplantation is contentious. Here, we report a case of a permanent pacemaker insertion for syncope due to sinus arrest after heart transplantation, even with a bicaval technique, which has been known to associate with few incidences of sinus node dysfunction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)588-590
Number of pages3
JournalYonsei medical journal
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Aug

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)


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