Subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Follow-up cardiology clinic.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

Subcutaneous ICD with the lead positioned in the midline. Calcification follows the contour of the left ventricle. 

Case Discussion

This patient has a history of ischaemic cardiomyopathy, accounting for the left ventricular calcification, and survived a cardiac arrest (hence the ICD).

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Case information

rID: 45217
Published: 20th May 2016
Last edited: 20th May 2016
System: Chest, Cardiac
Tag: icd
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