A rare, late complication after automated implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placement.

Shapiro, Michael; Hanon, Sam and Schweitzer, Paul (2004) A rare, late complication after automated implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placement. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal, 4 (4). pp. 213-216. ISSN 0972-6292

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Abstract

This article describes an interesting case of automated implantable cardioverter defibrillator (AICD) extrusion fifteen months after implantation. The case report is followed by a discussion of the causes and treatment of skin erosion following pacemaker/AICD insertion.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Pacemaker Complication, Skin Erosion, Extrusion
Subjects:-Journal Repositories > Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal
Cardiovascular Diseases > Heart Diseases > Arrhythmia
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Signs and Symptoms > Skin Manifestations
Equipment and Supplies > Electrodes > Defibrillators > Defibrillators, Implantable
ID Code:196
Deposited By:Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal
Deposited On:05 July 2005

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