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An unusual post mortem illustration of twiddler’s syndrome
  1. B Thwaites,
  2. N Gehdu
  1. barnaby.thwaites@weht.swest.nhs.uk

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This photograph shows a postmortem heart. The right atrium and right ventricle have been opened, showing the tricuspid valve. A permanent pacemaker lead descends from the superior vena cava to the right atrium and thence the right ventricle. A loop of twisted pacemaker lead of …

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