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Allergy to Titanium in Cardiac Pacemaker Thought to Have Led to Asthma Development: Case Study – Pulmonology Advisor

The development of asthma thought to result from an allergy to the titanium contained in a cardiac pacemaker, is described in a case study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The patient, a 58-year-old woman who had undergone emergency pacemaker implantation surgery after losing consciousness and developing total heart block, is a nonsmoker who… Read More »