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Reel Syndrome and Pulsatile Liver in a Patient with Two-chamber Pacemaker [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2003; 31(2): 117-120

Reel Syndrome and Pulsatile Liver in a Patient with Two-chamber Pacemaker

Ahmet VURAL1, Ayşen AĞAÇDİKEN1, Dilek URAL1, Baki KOMSUOĞLU1
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Twiddler's syndrome is characterized by coilinıg of the pacemaker lead due to the rotation of the pacem ak er generator on it s long axis. "Reel syndrome" is another form of Twiddler's syndrome. It occurs due to the rotation oftlıe pacemaker generator on i ts vertical axis witlı subsequent coi/ing of tlıe pacemaker generator on i ts vertical axis witlı subseqııent coiling of the pace1uaker leads around the pul se generator. In this report wedeseribed a patient w it/ı a two-clıamber pacemaker who presented w ith sudden onset abdominal pulsatian and subsequently diagnosed as Reel syndrome. Pacenıaker interrogatioıı slıowed effective atrial and ineffective ventricu/ar pacing. On chest X-ray. atrial lead was straightened. ventricular lead was in the vena cava

Keywords: Reel syndrome, liver systolic pulsation. Twiddler syndrome

How to cite this article
Ahmet VURAL, Ayşen AĞAÇDİKEN, Dilek URAL, Baki KOMSUOĞLU. Reel Syndrome and Pulsatile Liver in a Patient with Two-chamber Pacemaker. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2003; 31(2): 117-120
Manuscript Language: Turkish


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