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Case Reports in Cardiology
Volume 2014, Article ID 453071, 2 pages
Case Report

An Extremely Rare Reason for Failure of Left Sided Pacemaker Implantation

1Cardiology Department, Şifa University, 35540 İzmir, Turkey
2Radiology Department, Şifa University, 35540 İzmir, Turkey

Received 12 September 2014; Accepted 5 November 2014; Published 19 November 2014

Academic Editor: Monvadi Barbara Srichai

Copyright © 2014 Erdem Özel et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We reported a case of isolated anomaly of the left brachiocephalic vein which is diagnosed during a permanent pacemaker implantation. It is a very rare anomaly and makes the left sided pacemaker implantation impossible.