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Early-BYRD: alternative early pacing and defibrillation lead replacement avoiding venous puncture

Keyser, Andreas, Schopka, Simon, Jungbauer, Carsten, Foltan, Maik and Schmid, Christof (2018) Early-BYRD: alternative early pacing and defibrillation lead replacement avoiding venous puncture. Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 13 (1), pp. 1-5.

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Other URL: http://doi.org/10.1186/s13019-018-0795-5, https://www.springermedizin.de/early-byrd-alternative-early-pacing-and-defibrillation-lead-repl/16170254


Background In cases of lead failure after implantation of pacemakers (PM) or implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) early lead replacement may be challenging. Puncture of the subclavian vein bears possible complications such as pneumothorax, hematothorax, and damage of leads to be left in place. To avoid venous puncture PM or ICD leads were replaced using a flexible polypropylene sheath ...


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Item type:Article
Date:1 December 2018
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Herz-, Thorax- und herznahe Gefäßchirurgie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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Keywords:Pacemaker, Implantable cardioverter defibrillator, Lead exchange, Polypropylene sheath, Venous puncture
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:38409
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