CXR Essentials: Abnormal pacemaker lead position

The team at Medmastery are providing LITFL readers with a series of FOAMed courses from across their website.  

Over the next few weeks, we will be posting videos from the Chest X-Ray Essentials Course. This video helps identify aberrantly placed cardiac pacer leads and complications such as pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, hydrothorax, hemothorax, hydromediastinum and cardiac tamponade

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Founding director of the Centre for Radiological Anatomy Skills Lab, which incorporates imaging technologies into undergraduate and postgraduate learning. Author of Discover Radiology: Chest X-Ray Interpretation – Radiology First Prize, 2014 British Medical Association book awards

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Julian Dobranowski MD FRCPC

Professor of diagnostic imaging at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada

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