Direct visualization of the removal of chronically implanted pacing leads from an unfixed human cadaver

Mikayle A. Holm, Lars M. Mattison, Pierce Vatterott, Paul A. Iaizzo

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)170-172
Number of pages3
JournalHeartRhythm Case Reports
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2018

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This study was supported by a grant from the James B. Linsmayer Foundation, the Institute for Engineering in Medicine, the Lillehei Heart Institute at the University of Minnesota, and a research contract with Medtronic. These funding sources had no involvement in study design, data collection/analysis/interpretation, report writing, or the decision to submit for publication. Dr Iaizzo has a research contract with Medtronic; Dr Vatterott is a consultant with Medtronic and receives consulting and teaching fees from Spectranetics.


  • 3-D modeling
  • Device tissue interaction
  • Lead extraction procedure
  • Lead fibrosis
  • Lead preparation
  • Visualization

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