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Percutaneous extraction of a severed and frayed permanent pacing lead.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15009876     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
From the point of view of established practice, redundant permanent pacing leads have been abandoned or extracted using various catheter-based procedures. An unusual complication was caused by failed surgical lead extraction resulting in electrode severing and wire unbraiding with subsequent induction of electric interaction between the metallic, noninsulated part of the lead fragment and the defibrillating electrode. This interaction was sensed and detected by the ICD system. A modified catheter-based extraction procedure is described.
Authors:
Jan Sochman; Jan Bytesnik; Ivo Skalsky; Jan H Peregrin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0147-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2004 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-03-10     Completed Date:  2004-07-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  412-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic. jan.sochman@medicon.cz
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Device Removal
Electrodes, Implanted
Equipment Failure
Female
Foreign Bodies / therapy
Heart Catheterization / instrumentation,  methods
Humans
Pacemaker, Artificial*

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