Electrocautery-induced tachycardia in a rate-responsive pacemaker.

Abstract

Electric interference by cautery on demand pacemakers can cause inhibition and loss of pacing. We report a case in which electrocautery induced a pacemaker in ventricle-paced, ventricle-sensed, inhibited, rate-responsive (VVIR) mode to pace at a programmed maximum rate of 130 pulses/min.

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@article{Wong2001ElectrocauteryinducedTI, title={Electrocautery-induced tachycardia in a rate-responsive pacemaker.}, author={David Wong and W Middleton}, journal={Anesthesiology}, year={2001}, volume={94 4}, pages={710-1} }