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R. van der Nagel 0
V. F. van Dijk 0
0 St. Antonius Ziekenhuis , Nieuwegein , The Netherlands
A 50-year-old male patient of Eastern European origin was
admitted to our clinic for aortic valve replacement surgery
because of severe stenosis of a bicuspid aortic valve.
Recently he had been diagnosed with a third degree
atrioventricular block, for which a dual-chamber pacemaker
(Medtronic Advisa DR MRI A3DR01) was implanted at
After aortic valve replacement surgery, the device was
routinely interrogated. In the Quick Look screen,
multiple episodes of atrial tachycardia/atrial fibrillation were
annotated. All episodes resembled the recording/dot blot in
What is the explanation of the peculiar pattern?
You will find the answer elsewhere in this issue.
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