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Title: Left hemothorax: A presentation of a late ventricular perforation caused by an active fixation pacing lead
Authors: Bohora, S
Unnikrishnan, M
Kumar, VKA
Nayyar, S
Tharakan, J
Keywords: Cardiovascular System & Cardiology
Issue Date: 2010
Citation: 141 ,3;E43-E46
Abstract: Ventricular perforation, late after ventricular lead placement at the right ventricular apex is rare, and though, commonly presents with chest pain, loss of pacing and/or sensing, and hemodynamic instability caused by cardiac tamponade, it can rarely cause left sided hemothorax needing surgical exploration. (c) 2008 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
URI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2008.11.152
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