ICD/Pacemaker Knowledge

An answer to this week’s clinical vignette

The case involved a 70 year-old man with an eight year-old medical device.  He suffered the abrupt onset of chest pain and shortness of breath.  His ECG is here: Click to enlarge The Answer: First, the ‘medical device’ is an eight year-old Medtronic dual chamber pacemaker. Second, as was correctly stated, the ECG shows a […]