Right Ventricle Perforation Post Pacemaker Insertion Complicated with Cardiac Tamponade


Pacemaker-lead-associated right ventricular perforation is a life-threatening complication. Acute perforation usually presents within 24 hours. Patients with lead perforation are often asymptomatic but fatal complications like hemopericardium, leading to cardiac tamponade and death, are reported. Diagnosis is based on chest x-ray, computed tomography (CT… (More)
DOI: 10.7759/cureus.2266

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