Enterobacter Related İmplantable Cardiac Defibrillator Lead Endocarditis in Dialysis Patient

Duman H., Bodur O., Çiçek Y.

International Journal of Clinical Cardiology, vol.7, no.5, pp.3, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)


Use of intracardiac devices for heart diseases is increasing Worldwide. One of the important complications of pacemakers is infective endocarditis from the leads as the source. In this case, we report a 61-years-old male patient who is on dialysis and presented with implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) lead endocarditis caused by Enterobacter Cloacae four months following implantation.