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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 158-160

Transhepatic venous approach to permanent pacemaker implantation in a patient with no conventional access site

1 Department of Cardiology, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Radiology, Dr. C. M. Poojari Nursing Home, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Nitesh Karnire
L-5/39, Vrindavan Colony, Tilak Nagar, Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/mgmj.mgmj_52_20

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Permanent pacemakers are generally done through subclavian venous access. We present a case of transhepatic venous approach to a permanent pacemaker in a patient who had bilateral obstructed subclavian vein and superior vena cava (SVC) secondary to previous permanent pacemaker infection.

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