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Heart 86:80 doi:10.1136/heart.86.1.80
  • Images in cardiology

Superior vena cava syndrome caused by multiple pacing leads

  1. H KAI,
  2. T HONMA,
  3. T IMAIZUMI
  1. naikai@med.kurume-u.ac.jp

    A 55 year old man complained of signs and symptoms typical of the superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome. In 1977 he underwent surgical implantation of an AAI mode permanent pacemaker through the left subclavian approach for sick sinus syndrome (type I). Because of the …