Dual lead cardiac pacemaker

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones
Modality: X-ray

A dual chamber pacemaker. The atrial lead usually curves upward in a "J " to reach the atrial appendage. The right ventricular lead (ideally) ends in the ventricular apex to the left of the spine

Case Discussion

A dual lead pacemaker with leads in appropriate positions.

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Case Information

rID: 6411
Case created: 21st Jun 2009
Last edited: 6th Nov 2015
Systems: Cardiac, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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