Identification of a malpositioned atrial pacemaker lead across a patent foramen ovale by transesophageal echocardiography

Tulio Estrada-Quintero, Dean E. Kross, John Gorcsan

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Abstract

Transesophageal echocardiography was used for defining the unusual left atrial location of a malpositioned atrial pacemaker lead. This malpositioning occurred in a 75-year-old woman who had a small atrial septal aneurysm and a patent foramen ovale. Neither the precise location of the pacemaker lead tip nor the course of the lead was apparent by radiographic or transthoracic echocardiographic techniques. This report extends the potential utility of transesophageal echocaridography for the identification of malpositioned atrial pacemaker leads.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)560-562
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Volume8
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995
Externally publishedYes

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