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Vol 4, No 1 (2019)
CASE REPORTS
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75-year-old man with lung cancer obscured by an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator — case report

Piotr Lackowski, Anna Bacza, Małgorzata Ostrowska, Tomasz Fabiszak, Wojciech Krupa, Jacek Kubica
DOI: 10.5603/MRJ.a2019.0005
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Medical Research Journal 2019;4(1):63-66.

open access

Vol 4, No 1 (2019)
CASE REPORTS
Published online: 2019-02-08

Abstract

We present a case of a 75-year-old man, who underwent a scheduled implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
reoperation and has had a lung cancer found in a chest X-ray taken after the procedure, that was
completely obscured by the previous device.

Abstract

We present a case of a 75-year-old man, who underwent a scheduled implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
reoperation and has had a lung cancer found in a chest X-ray taken after the procedure, that was
completely obscured by the previous device.

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Keywords

Lung cancer, ICD, chest X-ray

About this article
Title

75-year-old man with lung cancer obscured by an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator — case report

Journal

Medical Research Journal

Issue

Vol 4, No 1 (2019)

Pages

63-66

Published online

2019-02-08

DOI

10.5603/MRJ.a2019.0005

Bibliographic record

Medical Research Journal 2019;4(1):63-66.

Keywords

Lung cancer
ICD
chest X-ray

Authors

Piotr Lackowski
Anna Bacza
Małgorzata Ostrowska
Tomasz Fabiszak
Wojciech Krupa
Jacek Kubica

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