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High Ventricular Lead Impedance of a DDD Pacemaker after Cranial Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
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PMID:  21303387     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Management of electromagnetic interference in the form of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with pacemakers (PMs) may be challenging. Serious consequences, especially in PM-dependent patients, may be encountered. Changes in device programming, asynchronous pacing, heating of the lead tip(s), and increased thresholds or even device dislocation may be experienced. We report of a patient with a DDD PM who underwent an emergent MRI, after which there was an increase in ventricular impedance as well as increased cardiac biomarkers. (PACE 2011; 1-3).
Kazim Baser; Umit Guray; Mine Durukan; Burcu Demirkan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1540-8159     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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©2011, The Authors. Journal compilation ©2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Cardiology Department, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Hastanesi, Ankara, Turkey.
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