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Twiddler's Syndrome

Known as: Syndrome, Twiddler's, Twiddlers Syndrome 
Dislodgement, breakdown, or other malfunction of an artificial cardiac pacemaker, chemotherapy port, drip infusion valve, or similar implanted… Expand
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2011
2011
An 82-year-old woman with severely impaired mental status, presented to the Emergency department aft er sustaining a femoral… Expand
2008
2008
Twiddler’s syndrome describes the intentional external manipulation or spontaneous rotation of implanted devices such as cardiac… Expand
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2004
2004
Lead fracture due to twiddler's syndrome, was detected in a 68‐year‐old patient 1 month after implantation of an ICD by means of… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
To the Editor: First described in 1968, pacemaker twiddler's syndrome refers to permanent malfunction of a pacemaker due to the… Expand
1998
1998
Three cases of twiddler's syndrome in patients with an abdominally implanted cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) and an endocardial… Expand
1998
1998
Twiddler's syndrome is a highly recognized yet rare complication of pacemaker and cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) implantation… Expand
1994
1994
Long-term complications of internal cardioverter defibrillators have generally involved inappropriate shocks or hardware… Expand
1987
1987
The pacemaker Twiddler's syndrome was recognized in a patient who presented with dizziness due to failure of his recently… Expand
1984
1984
Twiddler's syndrome, characterized by dislodgment of pacemaker leads due to twisting of pulse generalors within the subcutaneous… Expand
Highly Cited
1968