External cardioversion-related cardiac damage.

  title={External cardioversion-related cardiac damage.},
  author={S Lee and John P. Veinot and Steven Christopher Smith and R. Andrew Davies and Virginia M. Walley},
  journal={Cardiovascular pathology : the official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology},
  volume={5 2},
Significant iatrogenic injury of the heart is an uncommon occurrence. Described is a unique case of electrical cardioversion injury of the heart. A 58-year-old man underwent orthotopic cardiac transplant for end-stage ischemic heart disease. Five months posttransplantation, he experienced severe acute rejection and developed progressive heart failure and… CONTINUE READING