Epicardial patch device

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

A 25 year-old patient with recurrent VT and VF, who is a regular attender at cardiology clinic.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male
X-ray

Right sided pacemaker.

High density artifact structure overlying the left ventricle, in keeping with an epicardial patch.

X-ray

Annotated image indicating the epicardial patch - this is surgically placed.

It is related to, but separate from, the pacemaker device.

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Case information

rID: 26178
Case created: 4th Dec 2013
Last edited: 20th Jun 2016
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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