The rare migration of an implanted cardiac pacemaker from the subrectus area anterior to the peritoneum to the pelvis following a motor vehicle accident is reported. Discovery of dislodgement was made by observing a marked increase of pacemaker impulse amplitude in the three standard limb leads as measured on an oscilloscope.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1 1978|
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