Pacemaker Failure Following External Defibrillation

@article{Giedwoyn1971PacemakerFF,
  title={Pacemaker Failure Following External Defibrillation},
  author={Jerzy O. Giedwoyn},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1971},
  volume={44},
  pages={293}
}
T HE ENCLOSED tracings were recorded from a patient with transvenous Medtronic Demand Pacemaker Model 5841 no. 9K00824 after d-c shocks at 400 w-sec administered for ventricular fibrillation. The beginning of ventricular fibrillation is shown on strip A. The first and second d-c shocks did not abolish the fibrillation. The third d-c shock transiently abolished ventricular fibrillation, and irregular pacemaker activity was observed. Strip B was obtained after the fourth d-c shock. The pacemaker… Expand
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