CIED infection is a life-threatening complication. Although guidelines support extraction, adherence is limited. This article, Overcoming Barriers to Early and Complete System Extraction for CIED Infection: A Narrative Review, published in JACC this week, discusses recommendations and solutions to barriers. It has been selected as the JACC Review Topic of the Week (CME/MOC credit available).
Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC, Editor-in-Chief of JACC summarizes this article in his JACC Topic of the Week Podcast