Management of S-ICD lead in a patient requiring sternotomy

Basil Saour*, Rachel Kaplan, Austin Ward, Andrei Churyla, Susan S Kim Koss, Bradley Paul Knight

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In patients who have had a prior subcutaneous ICD implanted, a sternotomy can be safely performed without the need for replacement of the ICD. Appropriate tools and closure technique during reimplantation are essential for this to be a possibility.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1309-1311
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Case Reports
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1 2019



  • sternotomy
  • subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator
  • sudden cardiac death

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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