TITLE

A 60-year-old man with chest pain following pacemaker implantation

AUTHOR(S)
Sestito, Alfonso; Sgueglia, Gregory Angelo; Infusino, Fabio; Zecchi, Paolo; Crea, Filippo; Lanza, Gaetano Antonio
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/29/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 7, p874
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Describes a medical case of a man with variant angina experiencing chest pain following pacemaker implantation. Findings of a physical examination and an electrocardiogram; Overview of possible acute complications after implantation; Description of the mechanism of the pneumopericardium experienced by the patient.
ACCESSION #
16457568

 

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