Lead perforation: an uncommon cause of chest pain in a patient with pacemaker.

@article{Ahmed2013LeadPA,
  title={Lead perforation: an uncommon cause of chest pain in a patient with pacemaker.},
  author={S. İftekhar Ahmed and Patompong Ungprasert and Narat Srivali and Supawat Ratanapo and Wisit Cheungpasitporn and Daych Chongnarungsin},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={167 5},
  pages={e113-4}
}
Fig. 1. Pacemaker wire in the right ventricle close to the apex, also note moderate sized pericardial effusion. We thank Chen et al. [1] for their article regarding right ventricular septal perforation from an active fixation lead. This was very interesting, as usual for International Journal of Cardiology. We also recently had a 56-year-oldmalewhopresented to our emergency department with a 30-minute history of midsternal, stabbing chest pain. He underwent permanent pacemaker insertion 2 days… CONTINUE READING

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