Journal Article

High voltage lead failure diagnosed at upgrade of single-chamber ICD to dual-chamber ICD with CRT

Jarosław Kaźmierczak, Ryszard Rzeuski, Małgorzata Peregud-Pogorzelska and Jarosław Gorący

in EP Europace

Published on behalf of European Heart Rhythm Association of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)

Volume 8, issue 10, pages 870-872
Published in print October 2006 | ISSN: 1099-5129
Published online August 2006 | e-ISSN: 1532-2092 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/eul094
High voltage lead failure diagnosed at upgrade of single-chamber ICD to dual-chamber ICD with CRT

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We describe a case of defibrillation lead damage which was detected only during an upgrade procedure from single-chamber ICD to dual-chamber ICD with biventricular pacing. The damage was not detected during routine checks in the ICD clinic.

Keywords: Lead failure; Biventricular pacing; Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator

Journal Article.  1310 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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