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İmplantation of an ICD Lead to an Unusual Site
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  • Ahmet Korkmaz,
  • Ozcan Ozeke,
  • Meryem Kara,
  • Firat Ozcan,
  • Serkan Cay,
  • Serkan Topaloglu,
  • Dursun Aras
Ahmet Korkmaz
1. Ankara City Hospital Department of Cardiac Electrophysiology Üniversiteler Mahallesi Bilkent Cad. No:1 Çankaya Ankara/Turkey 06800
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Ozcan Ozeke
University of Health Sciences, Ankara City Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Division of Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Ankara, 06800, TR
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Meryem Kara
University of Health Sciences, Ankara City Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Division of Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Ankara, 06800, TR
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Firat Ozcan
University of Health Sciences, Ankara City Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Division of Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Ankara, 06800, TR
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Serkan Cay
University of Health Sciences, Ankara City Hospital
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Serkan Topaloglu
University of Health Sciences, Ankara City Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Division of Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Ankara, 06800, TR
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Dursun Aras
University of Health Sciences, Ankara City Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Division of Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Ankara, 06800, TR
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Abstract

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) are routinely used for primary and secondary prevention of arrhythmia-related deaths in patients with heart failure and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction.Various early and late complications have been well described in the literature during transvenous ICD implantation.This case report describes an unusual site ICD lead implantation.