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Late rising right ventricular pacing lead threshold four yearsafter implantation of a dual chamber pacemaker

DOI: 10.4236/ojim.2011.11001    6,308 Downloads   10,149 Views  

ABSTRACT

Late rising in pacing threshold is an uncommon complication of permanent pacing. Treatment with high dose systemic steroid could spare the patient another procedure. We report a case of late rising pacing threshold that responded to high dose sys-temic steroid which lowered the pacing threshold to one volt, then rose again to around 2 volts.

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Zaky, H. , El Zein, H. and Al-Mulla, A. (2011) Late rising right ventricular pacing lead threshold four yearsafter implantation of a dual chamber pacemaker. Open Journal of Internal Medicine, 1, 1-3. doi: 10.4236/ojim.2011.11001.

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