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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The company added that the Bridge Occlusion Balloon for temporary vessel occlusion builds on the long-standing clinical success and proven procedural safety of cardiac lead extraction.
Percutaneous pacemaker and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator lead extraction in 100 patients with intracardiac vegetations defined by transesophageal echocardiogram.
Changes to the evaluation criteria for lead extraction testing in the NSF/ANSI Standard 61: Drinking Water System Components--Health Effects have been adopted by the NSF Drinking Water Additives Joint Committee.
After detection of the lead malposition the risk of surgical lead extraction was weighed against the possible risk of systemic thromboembolism and the need of long-term anticoagulation.
As the vegetation was located on the tip of the lead extraction of it through subclavian vein by means of simple traction was thought to carry the risk of peeling and dislodgment of the vegetative mass into the right ventricular cavity.
Since its founding in 1963, Cook has created innovative technologies for stents and stent-grafts, catheters, wire guides, introducer needles and sheaths, embolization coils, tissue-engineered medical biomaterials, vena cava filters, implanted cardiac lead extraction equipment and other minimally invasive medical devices.
Cadmium and lead extraction was highly dependent on solution pH.
As part of the company's vision to safely manage every lead, GlideLight delivers more precise control to reduce the force for safe lead extraction.
The largest benefit is the avoidance of lead extraction for either broken leads or difficult vein access due to occlusion or infection," Dr.
Medtronic's independent physician quality panel strongly recommended that if a lead requires removal, the procedure be performed by a physician with extensive lead extraction experience.
Last year, Spectranetics unveiled a laser lead extraction simulator at the Heart Rhythm Society meeting in May.