Pacemaker lead-induced severe tricuspid valve stenosis: complete percutaneous extraction under extracorporeal life support

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Abstract

A 55-year-old man developed heart failure due to severe lead-induced tricuspid valve stenosis, 16 years after implantation of a pacemaker. After undergoing percutaneous extraction of three leads under extracorporeal life support, he regained a normal functional status and tricuspid and right ventricular functions, without requiring surgical repair.

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