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Emergency Pericardiocentesis in Pacemaker Lead-induced Rt Ventricle Injury and Pericardial Effusion

Ziyokov Joshi

Keywords : Angioplasty, Complete heart block, Echocardiography and diagnosis, Myocardial infarction, Pacemaker insertion, Pericardiocentesis, Rt ventricle injury, Streptokinase injection

Citation Information : Joshi Z. Emergency Pericardiocentesis in Pacemaker Lead-induced Rt Ventricle Injury and Pericardial Effusion. 2022; 1 (1):7-8.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-11006-0004

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 31-08-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Pericardial effusion due to rt ventricle1 injury by pacemaker lead is a serious condition. In this condition, time is a very important factor, immediate echo and diagnosis are very important factors, and immediate pericardiocentesis is life-saving. We have done diagnosis and pericardiocentesis in 20 minutes in cath lab, and the patient becomes stable in cath lab only and discharged on the 4th day. This is teamwork, and emergency treatment by a doctor on duty is very important.

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