Late Post-operative Perforation of the Right Ventricle by a Tined Pacing Lead : Report of a Case
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Myocardial perforation by a pacing lead occurred 12 days after implantation. The lead was propelled into the myocardium of the anterior wall of ventricles without passing through the left ventricular cavity, and finally protruded into the pericardial cavity. Computed tomography of the chest was helpful for confirming the perforation by the pacing lead.
- J Arrhythmia
J Arrhythmia 22(2), 119-121, 2006-08-25
Japanese Heart Rhythm Society