Implanting a Pacemaker


Making a pocket

Finding the vein to insert leads

Advancing a wire into the vein

Inserting a plastic sheath over the guide wire

Inserting the pacing lead through the sheath

Fixing the lead in the heart

Checking the electrical contact with the heart muscle

Removing the sheath

The pacing lead

Positioning the atrial lead

Deploying the screw in the lead

Final position of the leads

The pacemaker

Closing the pacemaker pocket

Supraventricular Tachycardia

Conducting an EP study

Recording the cardiac signals

Stimulating the heart

Testing after the ablation

Cardiac Resynchronisation (ICD)

Accessing the coronary sinus

Electrical signals from the coronary sinus vein

Injecting contrast into the coronary sinus

Identifying a vein to place the LV lead

Advancing the LV lead into the vein

Checking the LV lead-part 1

Checking the LV lead-part 2

Splitting the sheath-part 1

Splitting the sheath-part 2

The LV lead

The LV lead is left in place


Leads are inserted into the ICD

Pulmonary Vein Isolation


Positioning catheters

Inserting catheters

Patient monitoring

Importing the cardiac CT scan

Recording electrical signals

Intracardiac echo

Transseptal puncture-part 1

Transseptal puncture-part 2

Transseptal puncture-part 3

Creating the left atrial map

Ablating around the pulmonary veins

Isolating a pulmonary vein


(from Medtronic Connect Education website –

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