Given the lack of systemic venous return to the heart, palliated single ventricle patients frequently require epicardial pacemaker implantation for management of dysrhythmias including sinus node dysfunction, atrial arrhythmias, and heart block. Repeated device hardware replacement, frequently required due to high lead thresholds or other device failure, is a challenging and significant problem for this population. 3-dimensional imaging can assist in delineating the cardiac anatomy allowing for novel approaches to intervention. We review a patient with extracardiac Fontan circulation who underwent placement of an endocardial atrial pacemaker lead via a transmural approach with a 3D-printed model used for procedural guidance.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery|
|State||Published - Jul 2022|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine