Lead fracture due to twiddler's syndrome, was detected in a 68-year-old patient 1 month after implantation of an ICD by means of the incorporated home monitoring system. The patient was admitted and the lead replaced. This case illustrates the clinical benefit of the home monitoring system.

Home monitoring, ICD, Twiddler's syndrome
dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-8159.2004.00599.x, hdl.handle.net/1765/68120
Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
Department of Cardiology

Scholten, M.F, Thornton, A.S, Theuns, D.A.M.J, Res, J, & Jordaens, L.J.L.M. (2004). Twiddler's syndrome detected by home monitoring device. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, 27(8), 1151–1152. doi:10.1111/j.1540-8159.2004.00599.x