A 73-year-old male with a history of 5 vessel CABG 2 years ago and current CHF presents to the ER complaining of SOB. Who can identify his device shown here? and what is cause for SOB?

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Rt ETT, left Central line, Sternal sutures seen. Straightening of left heart border. Rt heart large bore catheter seen.

This could be a left ventricular assist device ie LVAD,implanted for dilated cardiomyopathy?

Sternal sutures and straightening of lt border of heart, with rt.heart catheter PACEMAKER

Thanks Dr Ashok Leel
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In addition to above retro cardiac air filled structure with canula/ tubing seen

Device shown is Cardiac catheter Ett in situ probably cause of SOB LAD

Thanx dr Sandeep Ghodekar
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Sternal sutures Rt heart catheter Straightening of lt border of heart

SUGGESTIVE OF L. V. A. D... AND D. C M C. H. F

Conduction disorder. Pace maker..

Pace Maker.

Thanks Dr Gyanendranath Tripathy
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Pace maker

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