lead extraction


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lead extraction

The removal of an electronic lead, such as a temporary pacemaker wire, from the heart.
See also: extraction
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We report a case demonstrating safe and successful pacemaker laser lead extraction and reimplantation of a dual-chamber ICD system through the preexisting baffle in a young woman with CTGA and prior Mustard repair.
Mechanical force is a leading cause of complications during lead extraction," said Dr.
A new consensus document on lead extraction will be issued by the independent industry group, the Heart Rhythm Society, in May, according to the company.
Locking stylets play a fundamental role in lead extraction procedures by providing internal support to the cardiac lead targeted for removal.
Laurence Epstein, Chief of Cardiac Arrhythmia Services at Brigham and Women's Hospital acted as the single-operator in the study handling all 498 lead extraction procedures throughout the seven year period.
The Company expects to submit a separate PMA supplement to the FDA later this year requesting a manufacturing site change for its remaining products, the ELCA[R] coronary atherectomy product line and the SLS[R] II laser-assisted lead extraction product line.
Interesting cases on venoplasty and lead extraction provided by participants will be reviewed by the course co-directors.
the initial phase of the product launch will commence immediately and focus on establishing a limited number of lead extraction training centers.
PhD, a cardiovascular surgeon at Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Goteborg, Sweden, stated, "Tortuous leads are one of the major challenges in lead extraction.
DENVER -- HEART RHYTHM 2010 - Spectranetics Corporation (NASDAQ:SPNC) today announced it will showcase a new advanced Laser Lead Extraction Simulation system at the Heart Rhythm Society's (HRS) 31st Annual Scientific Sessions, Heart Rhythm 2010.
LExICon evaluated the removal of 2,405 leads in 1,449 patients at 13 centers experienced in lead extraction from the United States and Canada between January 2004 and December 2007.