Author | Niraj Varma, MD


Right Bundle-Branch Block After Pacemaker Implantation

May 01, 2008

The morning after an 88-year-old woman with symptomatic second-degree type I (Wenckebach) atrioventricular block underwent placement of a dual chamber pacemaker without complication, she awoke with uncomfortable pulsations in her abdomen. The pacing thresholds and impedance had remained unchanged since implantation.