Acute Left Hemothorax as a Late Complication of an Active-Fixation Pacemaker Lead

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Abstract

Perforation and migration of pacemaker electrodes into the pleural cavity is a rare event. We report the clinical course and surgical treatment of massive acute hemothorax resulting from intercostal artery laceration, caused by a retained active-fixation pacing lead implanted 10 months earlier.

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