Complications and errors made in lead extraction

Charles J. Love, Charles Kennergren

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Lead extraction has become a common and highly successful procedure. However, complications are possible and errors can be made. This article presents an overview of these issues.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)355-360
Number of pages6
JournalCardiac Electrophysiology Clinics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Complications
  • Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
  • Lead extraction
  • Lead management
  • Pacemaker
  • Pericardiocentesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)


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