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Triboelectricity (Static Electricity)-Induced Tachycardia in Patient with Pacemaker

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with triboelectricity (static electricity)-induced tachycardia in a patient with a pacemaker.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiac Electrophysiology

Objective:

adverse effects, complication detection

ICD-10:

T82.1

Description:

Triboelectricity (static or friction-related) electricity can induce a puzzling change in heart rhythm in a patient with a pacemaker, including tachycardia.

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