System and lead extractions

Jonathan Timperley, Paul Leeson, Andrew RJ Mitchell and Timothy Betts

in Pacemakers and ICDs

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198571322
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725821 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

System and lead extractions

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General principles - Indications - Patient preparation - Tools for extraction - Basic techniques of lead extraction - Superior venous approach - Femoral venous approach - Defibrillator and coronary sinus lead extractions - Open surgical lead extraction - Post lead extraction - Complications

Chapter.  2517 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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