Development of Heart Failure Following Pace Maker Implantation in a Patient With Congenital Heart Block


1 Department of Cardiology, Shahid Beheshti, Qom University of Medical Sciences,Qom, I.R.Iran

2 Rajaie Cardiovascular,Medical,and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I.R.Iran.


Congenital complete heart block (CCHB) is a rare anomaly and is a potential indication for pacemaker implantation. However, pacemakers might lead to cardiomyopathy. Here we describe a young woman with CCHB presenting with heart failure early postpartum and pacemaker implantation.