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The patient had a Medtronic Model 8081 unipolar pacemaker implanted a few days before the cardioversion. Cardioversion was done with 50 joules with anterior and posterior pads to place the axis of the shock perpendicular to that of the pacemaker and the tip of the pacing lead.
EKG World Encyclopedia http://cme.med.mcgill.ca/php/index.php , courtesy of Michael Rosengarten BEng, MD.McGill
Michael Rosengarten BEng, MD.McGill
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