Cardiac rhythm monitoring has been facilitated by the use of implantable loop recorders. New models of these devices are 87% smaller than before allowing for easier implantation and use in the paediatric population. Recommendations are for closure with adhesive. We report a device extrusion in a 6-year-old patient. Based on this, our practice has changed to include subcutaneous sutures this complication.
- Device complications
- device extrusion
- implantable loop recorder
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine