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Vol 70, No 5 (2012)
Invasive electrophysiology
Published online: 2012-05-23
Submitted: 2012-12-28
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Iatrogenic left lateral thoracic artery injury during pacemaker implantation successfully treated with stentgraft implantation

Roman Steckiewicz, Dariusz A. Kosior, Przemysław Stolarz, Elżbieta Świętoń, Marcin Grabowski, Rafał Maciąg, Małgorzata Andrzejewska, Jarosław Świątek, Piotr Kołodziej
Kardiol Pol 2012;70(5):537-539.

open access

Vol 70, No 5 (2012)
Invasive electrophysiology
Published online: 2012-05-23
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract

Left lateral thoracic artery iatrogenic injury is a rare complication during pacemaker implantation procedure. We present a case, where this complication occurred and was followed with massive tissue and pleural haemorrhage. The injury was successfully sealed with stentgraft device without any complications.

Abstract

Left lateral thoracic artery iatrogenic injury is a rare complication during pacemaker implantation procedure. We present a case, where this complication occurred and was followed with massive tissue and pleural haemorrhage. The injury was successfully sealed with stentgraft device without any complications.
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Keywords

pacemaker implantation; left lateral thoracic artery iatrogenic injury; tissue hemorrhage; pleural haemorrhage

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Title

Iatrogenic left lateral thoracic artery injury during pacemaker implantation successfully treated with stentgraft implantation

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 70, No 5 (2012)

Pages

537-539

Published online

2012-05-23

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2012;70(5):537-539.

Keywords

pacemaker implantation
left lateral thoracic artery iatrogenic injury
tissue hemorrhage
pleural haemorrhage

Authors

Roman Steckiewicz
Dariusz A. Kosior
Przemysław Stolarz
Elżbieta Świętoń
Marcin Grabowski
Rafał Maciąg
Małgorzata Andrzejewska
Jarosław Świątek
Piotr Kołodziej

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