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Predictors of 30-day and 1-year mortality after transvenous lead extraction: a single-centre experience
Aims Owing to the increasing use of cardiac implantable electronic devices, there is a growing need for safe and effective techniques to manage device-related complications and lead dysfunction. Lead extraction remains a challenging procedure with inherent risks. We present the 30-day and long-term outcomes of lead extractions in the University Hospitals Leuven. Methods and results We report a retrospective cohort study of 176 patients admitted to the University Hospitals Leuven between Januarydoi:10.1093/europace/eut410 pmid:24569572 fatcat:pmos3i2dhjb3xmc4lzfi3hihlq