Effective and safe lead extraction using the bidirectional rotational Evolution® sheath in a child with congenital heart disease

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Migliore F, Cipriani A, Ferretto S, Hadas D, Iliceto S, Leoni L.

J Arrhythm. 2017;00:1-3.

We reported a challenging transvenous lead extraction procedure for lead failure in a child with congenital heart disease. Our report demonstrates that the new handpowered bidirectional rotational Evolution RL (Cook Medical, USA) mechanical extraction sheath is an effective and safe tool for the extraction of chronically implanted leads in children.