Pacemaker extrusion in a severely demented patient. Device reimplantation via the femoral approach.

Abstract

Extrusion of the generator is an infrequent complication following pacemaker implantation. Occlusion or stenosis of the deep venous system is common in elderly patients and can cause significant difficulties in transvenous pacing. The present study reports a rare case of pacemaker extrusion in an elderly patient with an inaccessible upper extremities deep… (More)

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@article{Pavlidis2011PacemakerEI, title={Pacemaker extrusion in a severely demented patient. Device reimplantation via the femoral approach.}, author={Antonios N. Pavlidis and Zaharias Orfanidis and Andreas K Giannakopoulos and Leonidas E. Poulimenos and Manolis S. Kallistratos and Prodromos Mpampageorgakas and Athanasios John Manolis}, journal={Experimental and clinical cardiology}, year={2011}, volume={16 2}, pages={e11-2} }