Pocket salvage in patients with infected device pocket and limited vascular access

A viable last resort?

Justin Weiner, Jeffrey Goldberger

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Abstract

This case study describes a pocket salvage procedure in a patient with a device pocket infection and limited vascular access. This case report also provides a literature review of recent studies addressing the success of pocket salvage procedures in patients not showing any signs of systemic infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalPACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
Volume34
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

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Blood Vessels
Equipment and Supplies
Infection

Keywords

  • Defibrillation-ICD
  • electrophysiology-clinical

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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