Intracardiac electrocardiography via a "saline-filled central venous catheter electrocardiographic lead": A historical perspective

John E. Madias

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Abstract

The author describes his experience with a "saline-filled central venous catheter electrocardiographic lead" for the recording of intracardiac electrocardiograms provides a brief description of the methodology, refers to this modality's clinical usefulness, furnishes 2 examples illustrating the contribution of the method to clinical diagnosis, and outlines his literature search to find the discoverer/originator of the employment of a saline-filled intracardiac catheter as an electrocardiogram recording lead.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)83-88
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Electrocardiology
Volume37
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2004

Keywords

  • Central venous catheter
  • Electrocardiography
  • Electrophysiology
  • Intracardiac electrocardiography
  • Right-atrial ECG
  • Swan-Ganz catheter

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