Primary Article

Use of Salt Bridge in Rhythm Analysis

Authors: PENG NAN WANG MD, LAWRENCE ALVES MD, RICHARD B. WHITING MD, HILTRUD MUELLER MD

Abstract

ABSTRACTFilling a catheter with electrolyte solution converts it to a conductor and allows the safe recording of an electrogram from near or within the right atrium. This technic is very useful in localizing the internal position of a cardiac catheter and particularly in rhythm analysis. Four cases are presented to review the value of this salt bridge technic.

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