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Missing LINQ: extrusion of a new-generation implantable loop recorder in a child

  • Ahmad S. Chaouki (a1), Richard J. Czosek (a1) and David S. Spar (a1)

Abstract

Cardiac rhythm monitoring has been facilitated by the use of implantable loop recorders. New models of these devices are 87% smaller than before allowing for easier implantation and use in the paediatric population. Recommendations are for closure with adhesive. We report a device extrusion in a 6-year-old patient. Based on this, our practice has changed to include subcutaneous sutures this complication.

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Correspondence to: A. S. Chaouki, MD, PhD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 2003, Cincinnati, OH 45229, United States of America. Tel: 513 636 2921; Fax: 513 636 6952; E-mail: a-chaouki@northwestern.edu

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Missing LINQ: extrusion of a new-generation implantable loop recorder in a child

  • Ahmad S. Chaouki (a1), Richard J. Czosek (a1) and David S. Spar (a1)

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