Year : 2004  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 149--54

Conscious sedation as an anaesthetic technique in patients undergoing nonthoracotomy placement of automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator : an initial experience.


VP Singh, BN Shahi, A Dhall, ML Chawla, A Sinha 
 Department of Anaesthesiology and Cardiology, Army Hospital (Research and Referral), Delhi

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V P Singh
Department of Anaesthesiology and Cardiology, Army Hospital (Research and Referral), Delhi

Six adult patients with life threatening recurrent ventricular arrhythmias who underwent non- thoracotomy placement of automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator under conscious sedation are reported. Our clinical experience, patient satisfaction, recovery profile, complications and cardiologist perception about the technique of conscious sedation is presented and discussed.


How to cite this article:
Singh V P, Shahi B N, Dhall A, Chawla M L, Sinha A. Conscious sedation as an anaesthetic technique in patients undergoing nonthoracotomy placement of automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator : an initial experience. Ann Card Anaesth 2004;7:149-54


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Singh V P, Shahi B N, Dhall A, Chawla M L, Sinha A. Conscious sedation as an anaesthetic technique in patients undergoing nonthoracotomy placement of automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator : an initial experience. Ann Card Anaesth [serial online] 2004 [cited 2020 Jun 1 ];7:149-54
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