Inadvertent lumbosacral plexopathy due to temporary pacemaker implantation


Ozcan F., Guray Y., Ozcakar L. , Korkmaz S.

JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, vol.98, no.3, pp.455-456, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 98 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.455-456
  • Keywords: femoral catheterization, pacemaker, lumbosocral plexus, neuropraxia, CARDIAC-CATHETERIZATION, NEUROPATHY, INJURY

Abstract

Reported here is a 70-year-old man who suffered from a lumbosacral plexopathy after a temporary pacemaker implantation. Drawing attention to the increased number of femoral catheterizations in cardiovascular practice, we have highlighted some neuromuscular complications pertaining to these type of interventions.