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Title: Cardiac strangulation, a rare complication of epicardial pacemaker leads during growth
Authors: Eyskens, Benedicte ×
Mertens, Luc
Moerman, Philippe
Ector, Hugo
Daenen, Willem
Gewillig, Marc #
Issue Date: Mar-1997
Series Title: Heart (British Cardiac Society) vol:77 issue:3 pages:288-9
Abstract: A six year old boy with an epicardial pacing lead since infancy presented with thoracic pain triggered by movement. The pain was thought to be musculoskeletal, but two weeks later he collapsed and died in ventricular fibrillation. Necropsy showed strangulation of the ventricular apex by the epicardial lead.
ISSN: 1355-6037
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Cardiology
Clinical Cardiac Surgery
Translational Cell & Tissue Research
Cardiovascular Developmental Biology
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