Pacemaker malfunction due to mechanical failure of the lead-header interface.


An 8 year old female spayed Boxer dog, diagnosed with concurrent vasovagal syncope and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, presented for routine evaluation approximately three months following epicardial pacemaker implantation. Routine device interrogation revealed intermittent loss of ventricular capture and intermittent failure to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jvc.2012.07.003