Published in Cardiovascular Week, December 1st, 2008
"Severe bouts of only partially containable, coughing episodes had occurred some days after implantation. Despite unknown endothelialization status and extent of adhesion to the aorta, percutaneous retrieval was favored over conventional surgical retrieval," wrote P. Wagdi and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "This case confirms that bouts of elevated intrathoracic pressure can lead to device dislocation and that it may be...
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