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ST-elevation during biventricular pacing.
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PMID:  21969526     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pacemakers devaluate the accuracy of the electrocardiogram (ECG) for the diagnosis of myocardial ischaemia. We present the case of a 53-year-old man with ischaemic cardiomyopathy and acute chest pain. Besides biventricular pacing, new ST-segment elevations were present leading to the diagnosis of myocardial infarction. However, no ECG criteria for the diagnosis of myocardial ischaemia in biventricular-paced rhythm are available.
Authors:
Christian Ukena; Felix Mahfoud; Axel Buob; Michael Böhm; Hans-Ruprecht Neuberger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-10-2
Journal Detail:
Title:  Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-2092     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883649     Medline TA:  Europace     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Klinik für Innere Medizin III, Kardiologie und Angiologie und Internistische Intensivmedizin, Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes, Kirrberger Street 1, 66421 Homburg/Saar, Germany.
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