Extraction of Chronically Implanted Pacemaker Leads: When and How?

  • M. G. Bongiorni
  • G. Arena
  • E. Soldati
  • G. Quirino
  • F. Vernazza
  • L. De Simone
  • D. Levorato
Conference paper


The extraction of chronically implanted pacemaker leads is a challenging problem. Recently, the development of new extraction techniques has renewed the interest in this particular field.


Removal Procedure Lead Removal Pace Lead Lead Extraction Prophylaxis Group 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. G. Bongiorni
    • 1
  • G. Arena
    • 1
  • E. Soldati
    • 1
  • G. Quirino
    • 1
  • F. Vernazza
    • 1
  • L. De Simone
    • 1
  • D. Levorato
    • 1
  1. 1.Servizio di Elettrostimolazione ed ElettrofisiologiaIstituto di Fisiologia Clinica, CNR-CREASPisaItaly

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