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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 183483, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/183483
Research Article

Forces Applied during Transvenous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Lead Removal

1Deutsches Herzzentrum München, Klinik für Herz- und Kreislauferkrankungen, Fakultät für Medizin, Technische Universität München, Lazarettstraße 36, 80636 München, Germany
2Klinikum rechts der Isar, 1. Medizinische Klinik, Fakultät für Medizin, Technische Universität München, Ismaninger Straße 2, 81675 München, Germany

Received 11 December 2013; Revised 9 April 2014; Accepted 29 April 2014; Published 21 May 2014

Academic Editor: Henny C. van der Mei

Copyright © 2014 Carsten Lennerz et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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