Twiddler's syndrome detected by home monitoring device
Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology , Volume 27 - Issue 8 p. 1151- 1152
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|
|Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology|
|Organisation||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