Complications of retained epicardial pacing wires: an unusual bronchial foreign body.

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The use of temporary epicardial pacing wires after open cardiac operations has been associated with a low morbidity. Complications can be divided into those encountered during placement, removal, or retention of these wires. We describe herein an unusual complication of a retained temporary epicardial pacing wire presenting as a posterior mediastinal mass… (More)

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