An unusual way to diagnose asymptomatic right ventricular perforation by a temporary endocardial pacing electrode.

@article{Deprez2003AnUW,
  title={An unusual way to diagnose asymptomatic right ventricular perforation by a temporary endocardial pacing electrode.},
  author={Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Deprez and Dominique Blommaert and Luc J M De Roy},
  journal={European journal of emergency medicine : official journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={250-1}
}
Right ventricular perforation by a temporary endocardial pacing electrode can be fatal and needs to be detected promptly. This usually symptomatic situation is diagnosed by X-ray or echocardiographic findings. We present the case of a patient with an asymptomatic right ventricular perforation, in whom serial electrocardiograms enabled us to detect the… CONTINUE READING