Obtaining vascular access can be difficult following lead extraction if a wire is not retained within the vessel. We describe a unique situation in which retrograde passage of a guidewire to the explanted internal cardioverter/ defibrillator pocket facilitated regaining subclavian venous access.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology|
|State||Published - Nov 2006|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine