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First, a new active fixation lead was implanted in the interventricular septum; the old lead was then extracted with a Cook stylet. The
patient’s clinical course was satisfactory and there were no procedure-related complications.
In conclusion, within the battery of diagnostic tests available to investigate suspected cardiac perforation, computed angiotomography
of the chest is a highly useful complementary technique for the management of this complication.