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Fragmentation and embolization of pacemaker leads as a complication of lead extraction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20133279     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fragmentation and embolization of permanent pacemaker (PPM) leads into the pulmonary circulation is a rare complication of lead extraction procedures. We present two cases of lead tip embolization in patients undergoing lead extraction. The literature pertaining to the incidence and management of lead fragmentation and embolization is discussed.
Authors:
Tim Robinson; James Oliver; Paul Sheridan; Jonathan Sahu; Robert Bowes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2010-02-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1532-2092     ISO Abbreviation:  Europace     Publication Date:  2010 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-27     Completed Date:  2010-09-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883649     Medline TA:  Europace     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  754-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK. tim.robinson@sth.nhs.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Device Removal / adverse effects*,  methods
Foreign-Body Migration / complications*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Pacemaker, Artificial / adverse effects*
Pulmonary Embolism / etiology*,  radiography
Radiography, Thoracic
Syncope / therapy*
Treatment Outcome

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