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An unintentional left ventricular stimulation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20024479     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 31-year-old man had undergone pacemaker implantation for complete atrio-ventricular block six years before. Permanent ventricular stimulation was seen on the ECG. The QRS complex was negative in leads I, VL and V2 to V5. The ventricular lead tip was found to be screwed into a branch of the great cardiac vein. Unintentional coronary sinus fixed-screw lead implantation has not to our knowledge been reported before.
Authors:
P L Massoure; J L Caumes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular journal of Africa     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1995-1892     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc J Afr     Publication Date:    2009 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-21     Completed Date:  2010-02-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101313864     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc J Afr     Country:  South Africa    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  360     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Service de M?decine, H?pital Bouffard, Arm?es, Djibouti. plmassoure@aol.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Atrial Flutter / diagnosis,  etiology*
Atrioventricular Block / therapy*
Defibrillators, Implantable / adverse effects*
Device Removal
Electrocardiography
Heart Ventricles / innervation*,  pathology
Humans
Iatrogenic Disease
Male

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