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Delayed pinpoint exposure of a pacemaker following seat belt trauma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9058880     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of late pinpoint exposure of a pulse generator due to seat belt trauma is reported. This unusual complication indicates that the implant site of a pacemaker should be decided after consideration of where the patient usually sits in his car and what type of seat belt is used.
Y Sakakibara
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0147-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  1997 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-05-23     Completed Date:  1997-05-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  370-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Tsukuba Memorial Hospital, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Accidents, Traffic
Middle Aged
Pacemaker, Artificial*
Seat Belts / adverse effects*
Sick Sinus Syndrome / etiology
Comment In:
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 1997 Aug;20(8 Pt 1):2029-30   [PMID:  9272548 ]

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