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Pacemaker Stimulation Criticism at ECG

  • Paolo Bonelli
  • Giorgio Guidotti
  • Enrico Paolini
  • Giulio Spinucci
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Abstract

Cardiac implantable electronic devices’ (CIEDs) numbers have grown up worldwide over the last years [1]. At the same time, functions and algorithms’ complexity implementation also expanded. It will be therefore more and more frequent for the clinician to deal with pacemaker (PM) ECGs and unusual device behaviors, particularly when they mimic pseudo-malfunctions. In this chapter, we present some examples of challenging electrocardiograms, aiming to show how the clinician, just by analyzing the ECG, could reach or at least suspect the correct diagnosis.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo Bonelli
    • 1
  • Giorgio Guidotti
    • 1
  • Enrico Paolini
    • 1
  • Giulio Spinucci
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinica di Cardiologia e AritmologiaOspedali Riuniti di Ancona, Università Politecnica delle MarcheAnconaItaly

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