Figure 91

Left: Steroid eluting, porous, plantinum-coated titanium electrode (Medtronic Capsure).
Right: Cross-sectional diagram of the same electrode. Behind the electrode is the silicone rubber plug compounded with dexamethasone sodium phosphate (steroid). (Courtesy Medtronic, Inc.)

Mond, H.G., MD, Permanent Cardiac Pacemakers: Techniques of Implantation, Testing, and Surveillance, Hurst's The Heart, 8th ed., p 815-841 (modified)