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Complete heart block in an adult with corrected transposition of the great arteries treated with permanent pacemaker.
  1. S Amikam,
  2. J Lemer,
  3. Y Kishon,
  4. E Riss,
  5. H N Neufeld


    A 53-year-old patient with corrected transposition of the great arteries developed complete heart block with fainting episodes. After temporary pacing through the endocardium of the venous (anatomically left) ventricle, a permanent epicardial pacemaker was implanted. This case shows the progressive nature of the atrioventricular conduction disturbances, which are very common in association with this congenital cardiac anomaly.

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