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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 62-63

Tricuspid valve dysfunction due to incarcerated right ventricular lead


1 Department of Cardiology, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University; Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Shanghai, China
2 Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases; Department of Echocardiography, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
3 Department of Cardiology, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University; Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases; Department of Echocardiography, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Correspondence Address:
Lili Xu
Department of Cardiology, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, 180 Fenglin Road, Shanghai 200032
China
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/cp.cp_9_19

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Here we report a case of severe tricuspid regurgitation related to the pacemaker lead incarcerated in the chordae tendinae, resulting in significantly reduced systolic function of right ventricular and right sided heart failure. The necessity of echocardiography is ignored in the follow-ups after pacemaker implantation, which may be useful for optimal lead placement.


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