A rare, late complication after automated implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placement

Michael Shapiro, Sam Hanon, Paul Schweitzer

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    Abstract

    This article describes an interesting case of automated implantable cardioverter defibrillator (AICD) extrusion fifteen months after implantation. The case report is followed by a discussion of the causes and treatment of skin erosion following pacemaker/AICD insertion.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)213-216
    Number of pages4
    JournalIndian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal
    Volume4
    Issue number4
    StatePublished - Oct 1 2004

    Keywords

    • Extrusion
    • Pacemaker complication
    • Skin erosion

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
    • Physiology (medical)

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