This course is designed to teach lead extraction. Background anatomy, pathophysiology, pacing, and ICD lead construction will all be reviewed in their importance of when and how to perform lead extraction. The process of lead extraction including technique, safety and staff, equipment, and facility requirements will be taught. Teaching techniques will include case studies, anatomical examples, and pacing/defribrillating lead. The full day symposium will include morning didactic lecture and afternoon workshops for specialized lectures, case-based studies, anatomy specimens, hands-on using lead extraction tools, and recorded cases.
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Hilton Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport Mall of America
Pierce Vatterott, MD
Samuel Asirvatham, MD
The objective of this program is to provide physicians with training, techniques, and tips on lead extraction.
Electrophysiologists, cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, internists, nurses