Lightning induced inappropriate ICD shock: An unusual case of electromagnetic interference

Daniel R. Anderson, Jeffrey M. Gillberg, Jeffrey W. Torrey, Jayanthi N. Koneru

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Abstract

An unusual case of electromagnetic interference is presented. As a result of a lightning shock to a Shower House, our patient received two shocks. An elucidation of the different mechanisms for the two shocks is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e159-e162
JournalPACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
Volume35
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2012

Keywords

  • Electromagnetic interference
  • Electrophysiology-clinical
  • ICD
  • Lightning shock

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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