Pacing

NBG Code I II III IV V Paced Sensed Mode Modulation Multi-site 0-none 0-none 0-none 0 -none A-Atrium A-Atrium T-triggered R-rate modulated A-Atrium V-Ventricle V-Ventricle I-inhibited D-dual D-dual D-dual   Modes of Pacing Description Indication Limitation AOO asynchronous atrial Bradycardia w/ intact AV, poor atrial sensing vulnerable Phase → AF VOO asynchronous ventricular Bradycardia w/…

Blalock-Taussig Shunt

Blalock-Taussig Shunt

Definition: Modified Blalock-Taussig shunt: Gortex graft from subclavian or innominate artery to the ipsilateral PA to augment PBF. Blalock-Taussig shunt: direct anastomosis between the transected subclavian artery (or the innominate artery) and the pulmonary artery.