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Table 2 Overview of patient characteristics, frequency and form of retained temporary pacemakers leads, and events

From: Safety and image quality of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in patients with retained epicardial pacing wires after heart transplantation

Characteristic n = 19 (%)
Retained temporary PM leads, n (%) 19/88* (22)
Age, year 54 ± 15
Male patients, n (%) 11 (58)
CMR Studies 51 (91)
Form
Loop 9 (47)
C-shaped 6 (32)
Straight 4 (21)
Adverse reactions
Severe 0 (0)
Mild 1 (5)
 Event rate
CMR, n (%) 1/51 (2)
  1. Numbers are given as mean ± standard deviation or count and (%)
  2. *Total heart transplantation CMR study cohort; PM, pacemaker