Long-term mortality after transvenous lead extraction.

  title={Long-term mortality after transvenous lead extraction.},
  author={Melanie Maytin and Samuel O Jones and Laurence Mark Epstein},
  journal={Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology},
  volume={5 2},
BACKGROUND The number of cardiovascular implantable electronic devices has increased progressively and has led to an increased need for transvenous lead extraction (TLE). Multiple reports of TLE procedural outcomes exist; however, data regarding postprocedural and long-term mortality are limited. METHODS AND RESULTS We performed a retrospective study of consecutive patients undergoing TLE at a single, high-volume center. Patient characteristics, indications, and outcomes were analyzed. A… CONTINUE READING
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