Cardiac resynchronisation therapy

Case contributed by Dr Aneta Kecler-Pietrzyk

Presentation

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Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

A biventricular cardiac conduction device with leads in the right atrium, right ventricle and coronary sinus to pace left ventricle. 

Cardiomegaly.

No acute lung abnormality

Case Discussion

Biventricular cardiac conduction devices are used for cardiac resynchronisation therapy. This device has a defibrillator function apparent from the shocking coil of the right ventricular lead.

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