Extraction of pacing leads jailed by a stent in a mustard circulation

Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : PACE
Anoop K ShettyPier D Lambiase

Abstract

A case of successful lead extraction of atrial and ventricular pacing leads "jailed" by a stent in the superior limb of a Mustard baffle in a 40-year-old man with surgically corrected transposition of the great arteries and pacemaker pocket infection. Manual traction alone was sufficient to remove the jailed leads with no subsequent complications.

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Citations

Aug 23, 2012·Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy·Malini MadhavanSamuel J Asirvatham
Dec 21, 2011·Heart Rhythm : the Official Journal of the Heart Rhythm Society·Bryan BaranowskiBruce L Wilkoff

Related Concepts

Implantable Stimulation Electrodes
Artificial Cardiac Pacemaker
Stent, Device
Prosthesis-Related Infection
Device Removal
Arteries
Complication
Limb Structure
Mustard (Food)
Extraction

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