Laser recanalization of the subclavian vein

Charles A. Henrikson, Diana Alexander, Richard E. Ringel, Jeffery A. Brinker

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

4 Scopus citations


We report the use of a long wire and introducer as a rail for the laser recanalization of a chronically occluded subclavian vein following extraction of a fractured permanent pacing lead. This allowed new pacing leads to be placed through the previously occluded vessel.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)436-437
Number of pages2
JournalPACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2006


  • Extraction
  • Laser
  • Pacemaker
  • Venous occlusion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


Dive into the research topics of 'Laser recanalization of the subclavian vein'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this