- Lead extractions: indications, procedural aspects, and outcomesUlrika M Birgersdotter-Green
Division of Cardiology, UCSD Health System, 9444 Medical Center Drive, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037, USA Electronic address
Cardiol Clin 32:201-10. 2014..This review discusses the current indications for lead extractions as well as the training requirements and tools and technology needed to create the foundation for a successful lead management program. ..
- Automated vulnerability testing identifies patients with inadequate defibrillation safety marginUlrika Birgersdotter-Green
University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 5:1073-80. 2012..Defibrillation safety margin can be assessed without VF induction using upper limit of vulnerability methods, but these methods have required manual determination of T-wave timing...
- Successful implantation of cardiac defibrillators without induction of ventricular fibrillation using upper limit of vulnerability testingUlrika Birgersdotter Green
Cardiac Electrophysiology Program, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
J Interv Card Electrophysiol 8:71-5. 2003..We report our data on successful ICD implantation without VF induction using a modified upper limit of vulnerability (ULV) testing method, compared to standard DFT testing...