What is the role of transesophageal atrial pacing in the workup of sinus node dysfunction (SND)?

Updated: Nov 30, 2018
  • Author: Bharat K Kantharia, MD, FRCP, FAHA, FACC, FESC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Mikhael F El-Chami, MD  more...
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Transesophageal atrial pacing is reserved mainly for pediatric patients. It may be performed safely to determine sinus node recovery time in children who present with dizziness, syncope, or palpitations.


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