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CASE COMMUNICATION

IMAJ | volume 25

Journal 6, June 2023
pages: 447-448

Inappropriate Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Shock Due to Electromagnetic Interference while Showering

Department of Cardiology, Emek Medical Center, Afula, Israel

Summary

Inappropriate shocks are a serious and still unresolved problem associated with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) that have been associated with increased mortality and impairment of quality of life [1] despite advances in device safety. We report a case of electromagnetic interference (EMI) while showering that resulted in an inappropriate ICD discharge.

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