Successful implantation of S-ICD using the intermuscular two-incision technique in a patient with severe pectus excavatum

F. Guarracini, M. Marini, M. Strazzanti, R. Bonmassari, S. Guarracini, M. Di Mauro*, A. Droghetti

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A patient with severe pectus excavatum, dilated ischemic heart disease, and indication for defibrillator implantation for primary prevention of sudden death underwent successful ultrasound-guided serratus anterior plane block and parasternal block with intermuscular two-incision technique implantation with no complications. At follow-up, all the parameters resulted stable with excellent signal sensing.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere05143
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Case Reports
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2021


  • pectus excavatum
  • serratus anterior plane block
  • subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator
  • two-incision technique

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