Lead Extraction

The removal of one or more lead wires from the heart in a patient with pacemaker or implantable defibrillator.
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2012
2012
BACKGROUND The number of cardiovascular implantable electronic devices has increased progressively and has led to an increased… (More)
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2010
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2010
OBJECTIVES This study sought to examine the safety and efficacy of laser-assisted lead extraction and the indications, outcomes… (More)
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2010
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2010
AIMS An estimated 10,000-15,000 pacemaker and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) leads are extracted annually worldwide… (More)
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2010
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2010
OBJECTIVES We describe the feasibility, safety, and clinical outcomes of percutaneous lead extraction in patients at a tertiary… (More)
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2009
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2009
Cleveland Clinic, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland, OH, Ohio State University, Division of ardiovascular Medicine… (More)
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2009
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2009
AIMS The aim of the study was to present a single-centre experience of pacemaker and implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD… (More)
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2008
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2008
BACKGROUND Lead extraction is increasingly necessary given the exponential growth in cardiac device implantation. Meanwhile, the… (More)
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2007
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2007
AIMS The aim of this study is to investigate the safety and effectiveness of Excimer laser-assisted lead extraction in Europe… (More)
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2002
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2002
The laser sheath uses optical fibers, delivering pulsed ultraviolet excimer laser light, to vaporize fibrotic tissue binding… (More)
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1999
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1999
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of pacemaker lead extraction with the excimer… (More)
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