What are the complications of pacemakers?

Updated: Feb 13, 2017
  • Author: Daniel M Beyerbach, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Jeffrey N Rottman, MD  more...
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Pacemaker complications include the following:

  • Pneumothorax

  • Pericarditis

  • Infection

  • Skin erosion

  • Hematoma

  • Lead dislodgment

  • Venous thrombosis


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