Medline ® Abstract for Reference 97
Acupuncture triggering inappropriate ICD shocks.
Lau EW, Birnie DH, Lemery R, Tang AS, Green MS
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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