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Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome. A report of successful experience with bilateral diaphragmatic pacing.
  1. M Coleman,
  2. S J Boros,
  3. T L Huseby,
  4. W S Brennom

    Abstract

    Bilateral diaphragmatic pacing was successfully performed in an 18-month-old child with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (Ondine's curse) as an alternative to long-term mechanical ventilation. Subsequent complications were related more to cor pulmonale and tracheostomy care than to the pacing itself.

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