Subacute perforation of the st. jude riata implantable cardioverter- defibrillator lead: A report of two pediatric cases

T. Ben Morrison, Michael J. Ackerman, Robert F. Rea

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Abstract

The Medtronic Riata implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) lead is a 7-Fr ICD lead shown to have a propensity for cardiac perforation. This report details two pediatric cases of cardiac perforation in patients with a Riata ICD lead. Analysis regarding the effect of ICD implantation techniques on cardiac perforation specific to pediatric patients is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)834-836
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Cardiology
Volume30
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2009

Keywords

  • Cardiac perforation
  • Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
  • Leads
  • Pediatric
  • Riata

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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