A Retrospective Survey Comparing Suture Techniques Regarding the Risk of Permanent Epicardial Pacemaker Implantation After Ventricular Septal Defect Closure


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Ayik M. F. , Sisli E., Dereli M., Sahan Y. O. , Sahin H. , Levent R. E. , ...More

BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.33, no.4, pp.339-346, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.21470/1678-9741-2018-0010
  • Title of Journal : BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.339-346

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study is to compare the continuous and combined suturing techniques in regards to the needing epicardial pacing at the time of weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass (EP-CPB) and to evaluate permanent epicardial pacemaker (PEP) implantation in patients who had undergone surgical ventricular septal defect (VSD) closure.