Epicardial Pacemaker Wire and Anticoagulant Therapy Leading to Rectus Abdominis Muscle Hematoma [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2000; 28(5): 327-328

Epicardial Pacemaker Wire and Anticoagulant Therapy Leading to Rectus Abdominis Muscle Hematoma

Ertan URAL1, Mehmet Salih BİLAL2, İhsan BAKIR2, Sezer MÜNİBOĞLU KARCIER2
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Rectus abdominis muscle hematoma is an uncommon clinical entity. The most common contributory factors are external or inte rnal traumas. In this report, two cases with rectus abdominis muscle hema toma are presented. To our best knowledge they a re the f irst two cases of rectus abdominis muscle hematoma, which occurred as a result of a ıraum a to the epigastric vessel caused by the insertion of an epicardial pacemaker wire d uring the open heart surgery.

Keywords: Keywords : Rectus abdominis muscle hematoma, epicardial pacemaker wire

How to cite this article
Ertan URAL, Mehmet Salih BİLAL, İhsan BAKIR, Sezer MÜNİBOĞLU KARCIER. Epicardial Pacemaker Wire and Anticoagulant Therapy Leading to Rectus Abdominis Muscle Hematoma. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2000; 28(5): 327-328
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