Woman’s bra overexcites cardiac implant

Doctors have been taking a special interest in women's underwear after a bra strap was found to be triggering false alarms on an implanted cardiac defibrillator.

Cardiologists at the Royal Melbourne Hospital turned into clothing detectives when their 34-year-old patient with ventricular tachycardia complained of the alarm sounding every night on her newly implanted device.

The woman, who had a history of syncope and

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