Title

Right Ventricular and Chest Wall Perforation with Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Lead with Lodgment into the Cutaneous Tissue of the Chest Wall

Publication/Presentation Date

2017

Abstract

ABSTRACT. Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) lead perforation is a rare but serious complication of cardiac device implantation. Subacute (24 h to one month) and delayed (>1 month) presentations of rupture are also rare. Here we report a case of right ventricular perforation by a ventricular ICD lead in a 61-year-old man that was detected four months' postimplantation. The lead was present out from his chest wall and was palpable beneath the skin.

Volume

8

Issue

2017

First Page

2849

Last Page

2851

Disciplines

Cardiology | Medical Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences

Department(s)

Department of Medicine, Department of Medicine Faculty, Department of Medicine Fellows and Residents, Cardiology Division

Document Type

Article

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