Show Summary Details
Page of

Device therapy in ACHD 

Device therapy in ACHD
Chapter:
Device therapy in ACHD
Author(s):

Sara Thorne

and Sarah Bowater

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198759959.003.0020
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE (www.oxfordmedicine.com). © Oxford University Press, 2016. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 21 November 2019

This chapter discusses device therapy in ACHD. Insertion of devices in these patients requires special consideration. Knowledge of underlying anatomy, previous surgical procedures, and vascular access routes; an understanding of problems likely to be encountered with lead placement in complex hearts; and obtaining a stable position are all crucial. This chapter discusses bradycardia pacing, implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICD), cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), and technical considerations for device therapy in ACHD.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.