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… (More)
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2012
2012
Twiddler's syndrome, a rare but potentially lethal complication of cardiac pacemaker treatment, is generally diagnosed within the… (More)
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2009
2009
Twiddler's syndrome is classically described as withdrawal of pacing or defibrillator leads from their position in the heart as a… (More)
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND The subcutaneous placement of IPGs with electrodes to various intracranial and extracranial sites for the purpose of… (More)
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2006
2006
This case report describes a patient with twiddler's syndrome, a rare condition of permanent pacemaker failure resulting from… (More)
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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… (More)
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1998
1998
Three cases of twiddler's syndrome in patients with an abdominally implanted cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) and an endocardial… (More)
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1995
1995
Mechanical causes of pacemaker failure are well recognised. Twiddler's syndrome leading to pacemaker failure has been previously… (More)
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1987
1987
The pacemaker Twiddler's syndrome was recognized in a patient who presented with dizziness due to failure of his recently… (More)
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1984
1984
Twiddler's syndrome, characterized by dislodgment of pacemaker leads due to twisting of pulse generators within the subcutaneous… (More)
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1968