JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, vol.98, no.3, pp.455-456, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
femoral catheterization, pacemaker, lumbosocral plexus, neuropraxia, CARDIAC-CATHETERIZATION, NEUROPATHY, INJURY
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.