Incidence, predictors, and outcomes associated with pneumothorax during cardiac electronic device implantation: A 16-year review in over 3.7 million patients.

TitleIncidence, predictors, and outcomes associated with pneumothorax during cardiac electronic device implantation: A 16-year review in over 3.7 million patients.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2017
JournalHeart rhythm
Volume14
Issue12
Pagination1764-1770
Date Published2017 Dec
ISSN1547-5271
AbstractPneumothorax (PTX) is a potential complication of vascular access during cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) procedures and is being scrutinized as a health care-acquired condition.
URLhttps://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1547-5271(17)30892-5
DOI10.1016/j.hrthm.2017.07.024
PubMed Linkhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28735733?dopt=Abstract
Short TitleHeart Rhythm