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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 97

of 'Acupuncture'

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Acupuncture triggering inappropriate ICD shocks.
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Lau EW, Birnie DH, Lemery R, Tang AS, Green MS
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Europace. 2005;7(1):85.
 
Acupuncture is a modality of alternative medicine popular certain sectors of society. The possible interaction between acupuncture and ICD therapy has not been previously investigated. A case of acupuncture triggering inappropriate shocks from the ICD is reported.
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University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4W7, Canada. elau@ottawaheart.ca
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