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 OJIM  Vol.1 No.1 , June 2011
Late rising right ventricular pacing lead threshold four yearsafter implantation of a dual chamber pacemaker
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.
Cite this paper: nullZaky, 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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