Year : 2015  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 251--252

Pacemaker lead design masquerading as lead fracture


Madhu Gangadhara1, Charles Peebles2, James Gnanapragasam1 
1 Department of Paediatric Cardiology, University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, Southampton, UK
2 Department of Radiology, University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, Southampton, UK

Correspondence Address:
Madhu Gangadhara
D level office, Department of Paediatric Cardiology, University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, Tremona road, Southampton, SO16 6YD
UK

Performing chest X-ray is an important annual investigation to check pacemaker lead integrity during follow-up of patients with pacemakers. Understanding lead design is vital to the correct interpretation of X-rays to prevent inappropriate interventions for patients as highlighted in this case.


How to cite this article:
Gangadhara M, Peebles C, Gnanapragasam J. Pacemaker lead design masquerading as lead fracture.Ann Pediatr Card 2015;8:251-252


How to cite this URL:
Gangadhara M, Peebles C, Gnanapragasam J. Pacemaker lead design masquerading as lead fracture. Ann Pediatr Card [serial online] 2015 [cited 2020 Sep 25 ];8:251-252
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