The Egyptian Cardiac Rhythm Association
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Issue #12

Pacemaker and ICD implantation is growing all over the world. The more leads are implanted; the more problems are present with infected leads. Sometimes it is lifesaving and mandatory to extract an infected lead from the heart.

Therefore, lead extraction techniques and equipment have been developed by COOK MEDICAL Company. Using the newest lead extraction tool (Evolution®) made it possible for the team of Cardiologists and Cardiothoracic surgeons to extract ancient leads.

In this issue you will find indications, tools and techniques of lead extraction including a video tapped case.

Dr. Mervat Abulmaaty
Prof. of Cardiology, Ain Shams University
Editor-in-chief of

1. Name: Workshop - Lead Extraction
    By: Cook Medical

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