A 33-year-old woman with Sick Sinus Node syndrome and persistent atrial fibrillation underwent a Maze IV procedure in order treat atrial fibrillation and concomitant atrial epicardial implantation of a leadless pacemaker to manage her sinus node insufficiency. Last option has been chosen due to rare pocket complication after previous classic dual-chamber pacemaker implantation.
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- Epicardial pacing
- Leadless pacemaker
- Pocket complication
- Sick sinus syndrome