Twiddler syndrome as a rare cause of implantable cardioverter defibrillator malfunction


GUNGOR H., DUYGU H., YDIZ B. S. , GUL I., ZOGHİ M. , AKIN M.

JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE, vol.10, no.4, pp.352-353, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.2459/jcm.0b013e32832915c0
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.352-353

Abstract

Twiddler syndrome that causes device malfunction is a rare complication in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator. In this case report, we present a patient who was referred to our hospital with palpitation and abdominal pulsation 7 months after implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantation. J Cardiovasc Med 10:352-353 (C) 2009 Italian Federation of Cardiology.