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Transvenous lead extraction after heart transplantation: How to avoid abandoned lead fragments.

07:00 EST 13th February 2020 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Transvenous lead extraction after heart transplantation: How to avoid abandoned lead fragments."

Many patients awaiting heart transplantation (HTX) have a cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED). Lead removal is often still a part of the HTX procedure. Abandoned lead fragments carry a risk for infections and prohibit MRI imaging. This study evaluated the concept of an elective lead management algorithm after HTX.

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Name: Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
ISSN: 1540-8167
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