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References

Citations

  1. U.S. Food and Drug Administration (2010). Recalls, corrections and removals (devices). Available online: http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/DeviceRegulationandGuidance/PostmarketRequirements/RecallsCorrectionsAndRemovals/default.htm.

Other Works Consulted

  • Kalahasty G, Ellenbogen KA (2011). Management of the patient with implantable cardioverter-defibrillator lead failure. Circulation, 123(12): 1352–1354.

  • Kirian KB, et al. (2009). How to respond to an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator recall. Circulation, 119(5): e189–e191.

  • Maisel WH, et al. (2009). Recommendations from the Heart Rhythm Society Task Force on Lead Performance Policies and Guidelines: Developed in collaboration with the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA). Heart Rhythm, 6(6): 869–885.

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