Paper Information

Journal:   MEDICAL JOURNAL OF MASHHAD UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES   WINTER 2011 , Volume 53 , Number 4; Page(s) 254 To 257.
 
Paper: 

PERMANENT EPICARDIAL PACEMAKER GENERATOR MIGRATION (A CASE REPORT)

 
 
Author(s):  HEYDARI BAKAVOLI A.R.*, AHMADI SINA, MOHAJERI M.
 
* GHAEM HOSPITAL, DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, MEDICAL SCIENCES UNIVERSITY OF MASHHAD, MASHHAD, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Introduction: Pace maker is used to compensate the difficulty in production of heart impulse. Migration of epicedial leads and abdominally placed generators, a very uncommon finding, is a potentially serious complication and has been associated with infection, diarrhea and stimulation of the surrounding structure.
Case report: We report the case of a 55-year-old woman who experienced abdominally migration of an pericardial pacing system after 3 years of implantation and discuss about predisposing factor and Outcomes of complications Finds in Clinic.

 
Keyword(s): EPICARDIAL, GENERATOR, MIGRATION, PACEMAKER
 
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