Comparison of Acute and Long-term Outcomes of Evolution® and TightRail™ Mechanical Dilator Sheaths during Transvenous Lead Extraction.

Bahadır N., Canpolat U., Kaya E. B., Sahiner M. L., Ateş A. H., Yorgun H., ...More

Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology, vol.32, pp.1395-1404, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jce.15006
  • Journal Name: Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, BIOSIS, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1395-1404
  • Keywords: mechanical rotational sheath, mortality, success, transvenous lead extraction
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background Powered transvenous lead extraction (TLE) tools are commonly required to remove the leads with long implant duration due to fibrotic adhesions. However, comparative data are lacking among different types of TLE tools.