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Transvenous Lead Extractions: Current Approaches and Future Trends

… Text Figures & Tables References Article Transvenous Lead Extractions: Current Approaches and Future Trends Adryan … have enabled physicians to face a myriad of complex lead extractions with efficiency and safety. Looking ahead, … most up-to-date indications and procedural approaches for lead extractions and insight on the future trends in this …

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A Review of Image-guided Approaches for Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy

… implanters can identify the optimal left ventricular (LV) lead position and accurately place the lead at the recommended site. Myocardial imaging techniques, … and mechanical dyssynchrony, and deduce the optimal LV lead position. The optimal position, presented as a segment …

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Key Lessons from the ELECTRa Registry in the Modern Era of Transvenous Lead Extraction

… from the ELECTRa Registry in the Modern Era of Transvenous Lead Extraction Angelo Auricchio , Francois Regoli , Giulio … and infection. Thus, the demand for transvenous lead extraction (TLE) has also substantially increased. To … registry has been started in Europe - the European Lead Extraction Controlled (ELECTRa) Registry. The key …

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Electrical Mapping to Optimise Heart Failure Outcomes Following Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy

… response to CRT. This may be due to patient selection and lead placement. Electrical mapping can greatly improve … (St Jude Medical, St Paul, MN, US) using a quadripolar lead increases the possibility of finding the best pacing … responses of 60 % with an EF improvement of 6 %. 8 Correct lead placement is also essential to optimise responses to …

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Differential Diagnosis of Wide QRS Tachycardias

… dissociation or capture/fusion beats in the 12-lead ECG during tachycardia are key diagnostic features of VT … more prominent in inferior leads and modified chest lead placement (Lewis lead). 3 The relation between atrial and ventricular events …

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Nick West

… clinical cardiological research. He is currently Clinical Lead for Coronary Intervention at Papworth, Lead for Audit in Interventional Cardiology, Royal College of Physicians Tutor and Lead for Cardiac Rehabilitation. He is also Medical Advisor …

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Toby Rogers

… Toby Rogers Interventional Cardiologist and Scientific Lead MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC, US … Rogers in an interventional cardiologist and scientific lead for the MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute Structural …

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Pacing and Defibrillators in Complex Congenital Heart Disease

… of system location (endovascular versus non-endovascular), lead positioning, device selection and device programming. … events 19 and present fewer concerns regarding lead extraction. However, these factors need to be weighed up against increased lead failure rates and pacing thresholds, with a consequent …

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Ultrasound-guided Axillary Vein Puncture in Cardiac Lead Implantation: Time to Move to a New Standard Access?

… Ultrasound-guided Axillary Vein Puncture in Cardiac Lead Implantation: Time to Move to a New Standard Access? Ana … insertion of a temporary transvenous endocardial lead through the brachial vein by Furman and Schwedel in … Cephalic access has been used as a route for endocardial lead implantation since 1960. 7,8 Despite its relative …

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Optimisation of Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy with MultiPoint™ Pacing

… factors, including anatomic difficulties and suboptimal lead placement. To increase the effectiveness of CRT, several … MultiPoint(tm) pacing with the use of a single quadripolar lead (Quartet(tm) lead; St Jude Medical, St Paul, MN, US) has recently been …

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