Vincent DeFilippi MD, FACS

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  • Retroperitoneal placement of an ICD generator: A solution for a difficult problem PACE-PACING AND CLINICAL ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY Defilippi, V. J., Gottlieb, L., Bump, T., Ferguson, M. K. 1996; 19 (1): 130-131


    A woman experienced multiple episodes of pocket erosion after placement of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator culminating in a pocket infection. The device was placed in a retroperitoneal location, and the patient has not developed further episodes of pocket erosion or infection. Interrogation of the device in this position and its subsequent replacement have been straightforward.

    View details for Web of Science ID A1996TR15200022

    View details for PubMedID 8848371

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