Opportunistic access

Successful retrograde guide wire advancement to the pocket through a track created by laser lead extraction

David D. Spragg, Jeffrey A. Brinker, Charles Henrikson

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Abstract

Obtaining vascular access can be difficult following lead extraction if a wire is not retained within the vessel. We describe a unique situation in which retrograde passage of a guidewire to the explanted internal cardioverter/ defibrillator pocket facilitated regaining subclavian venous access.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1315-1316
Number of pages2
JournalPACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
Volume29
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2006
Externally publishedYes

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Opportunistic access : Successful retrograde guide wire advancement to the pocket through a track created by laser lead extraction. / Spragg, David D.; Brinker, Jeffrey A.; Henrikson, Charles.

In: PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, Vol. 29, No. 11, 11.2006, p. 1315-1316.

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