Document Detail

Cardiac strangulation from epicardial pacemaker: early recognition and prevention.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21411028     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Cardiac strangulation from epicardial pacemaker leads is a rare event that can be difficult to recognise and can cause serious complications such as cardiac failure or death. We describe a 3-year-old girl who received an epicardial pacing system as a neonate for complete congenital cardiac block and developed cardiac strangulation from the leads. The clinical presentation modes are reviewed and technical aspects for lead and generator positioning are discussed.
Abdullah Alhuzaimi; Nathalie Roy; Walter J Duncan
Related Documents :
10699538 - Knowledge and use of sublingual nitroglycerin and cardiac-related quality of life in pa...
6834648 - Coronary angiographic findings in various types of unstable angina--study on the pathop...
12166548 - Abolition of wolff-parkinson-white pattern during episodes of angina.
7501578 - Chronic stable angina pectoris. strategies for effective drug therapy.
9592028 - Monophosphoryl lipid a reduces both arrhythmia severity and infarct size in a rat model...
15949188 - Electrocardiographic changes and myocarditis in trichinellosis: a retrospective study o...
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology in the young     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1467-1107     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-3-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200019     Medline TA:  Cardiol Young     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-3     Citation Subset:  -    
1Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Heart Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Paediatric coronary artery bypass grafting for coronary hypoperfusion late after arterial switch ope...
Next Document:  Stenting of modified and classical Blalock-Taussig shunts - lessons learned from seven consecutive c...