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J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 1998 Apr;39(2):221-2.

Laceration of a saphenous vein graft by an epicardial pacemaker wire.

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University of South Florida College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Tampa, USA.

Abstract

The use of temporary pacing wires has become wide-spread in cardiac surgery. Complications related to their use are rare. We report a case of cardiac tamponade following removal of an atrial pacing wire.

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