Lead perforation extending beyond the pericardium: Can we treat it percutaneously? Poke, pause, pray, and perform

Avi Sabbag, Abhishek J. Deshmukh

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Abstract

Cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIED) are utilized in increasing number and in heterogeneous populations. With excellent training, checklists, and “muscle memory,” the implantation procedure is generally very safe and efficient. Nevertheless, significant and potentially life-threatening complications can occur.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)308-310
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
Volume30
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2019
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • cardiac lead extraction
  • cardiac lead perforation
  • lead repositioning
  • pacemaker
  • ventricular perforation

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