Pacemaker electrode perforation of the heart

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Female

The tip of the ventricular lead lies outside of the cardiac silhouette. 

Case Discussion

This represents an immediate complication of cardiac pacemaker insertion.

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Case information

rID: 17353
Case created: 5th Apr 2012
Last edited: 6th May 2017
Systems: Chest, Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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