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Lead Extraction: "Drag Through" Technique

Gupta, Anoop K. (2002) Lead Extraction: "Drag Through" Technique. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Abstract

The goal of extraction techniques of chronic pacemaker and defibrillator leads is to present an approach that is successful in extracting all leads and minimizes or eliminates complications. To extract a chronically implanted intravascular device, the device must be separated from the encapsulating inflammatory tissue. Three ablation techniques are currently used: mechanical, laser and electrosurgical.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:pacemaker lead extraction; femoral drag through
Subjects:JOURNALS > Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal
ID Code:4296
Deposited By:Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology, Journal
Deposited On:02 May 2005
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:56

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