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International Journal of Vascular Surgery and Medicine

ISSN: 2455-5452

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Effective Percutaneous Repositioning of an Active Fixation ICD Lead

Maria Grazia Bongiorni, Giovanni Coluccia*, Luca Segreti, Luca Paperini and Ezio Soldati

We report a case of effective trans catheter repositioning of an ICD lead that was displaced during a trans venous extraction procedure of another malfunctioning ICD lead. This original technique was effective also in screwing-in the active fixation tip of the lead. Skilled operators could take into account this technique to avoid the re-opening of the device pocket, when dealing with specific situations at high risk of infection.

Published on: May 28, 2015 Pages: 4-6

Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-5452.000002

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