[A rare pacemaker complication of a perforation by a ventricular screw electrode causing hemothorax].


The myocardial perforation of a pacemaker electrode is an extremely rare complication associated with the danger of cardiac tamponade. We report on a perforation of a ventricular screw-in electrode with migration through the pericardium and bleeding in the left thoracic cavity. Two-dimensional echocardiography in combination with clinical… (More)


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