Biventricular pacemaker

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

History of heart failure. Chest pain and breathlessness. ?pulmonary oedema.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Cardiomegaly with biventricular pacemaker in situ. Mild interstitial edema, but no airspace opacification or pleural effusion.

Case Discussion

A biventricular pacemaker with its three wires in appropriate positions:

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Case information

rID: 6379
Published: 19th Jun 2009
Last edited: 23rd May 2019
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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