Tag: lead extraction

Case report: Successful use of the Evolution RL rotational extraction sheath...

By Prof Dr Christoph T Starck, FEHRA                         This advertorial was sponsored by Cook...

CRT patients undergoing lead extraction are at no higher risk than...

Transvenous lead extraction in cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) patients is not associated with increased 30-day mortality vs. non-CRT patients. The study found that age,...

Patients undergoing lead extraction are more likely to survive superior vena...

A study looking at patients undergoing lead extraction found that they were more likely to survive superior vena cava tears when treatment included the...

HRS 2017: Endovascular occlusion balloon inclusion during lead extraction reduces mortality

Patients who suffer superior vena cava tears (SVC) during lead extraction are more likely to survive when treatment includes an endovascular occlusion balloon, a...

Registry shows positive results with new mechanical lead extraction device

An Italian prospective multicentre registry with a large study population has demonstrated the safety and efficacy of a new hand-powered bidirectional rotational mechanical lead...

“Ghosts” after transvenous lead extraction may significantly increase risk of death

Maria Lucia Narducci (Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy) and others report in Europace that the presence of residual...

Large transvenous lead extraction study finds 95.7% of individual leads successfully...

The research was presented the Heart Rhythm Society's 37th Annual Scientific Sessions, and includes data from both high volume and low volume medical centres.

New bidirectional mechanical lead extraction device is safe and efficient with...

A new bidirectional rotational mechanical lead extraction sheath is both safe and effective in performing lead extraction, according to a study published online ahead-of-print in Europace. Clinical success for the leads extracted using this novel sheath was 98.1% with no mortality or major complications.

Bridge occlusion balloon submitted for FDA 510(k) Premarket Notification for lead...

The device from Spectranetics is designed to substantially reduce blood loss in the event of a superior vena cava tear.

Mechanical transvenous lead extraction vs. laser lead extraction

Maria Grazia Bongiorni (Pisa, Italy) compares mechanical transvenous lead extraction vs. laser lead extraction approaches with supporting evidence from key randomised controlled trials in...