Lead failure due to the subclavian crush syndrome in a patient implanted with both standard and thin bipolar spiral wound leads

Stanislav Weiner, Jagruti Patel, Ram L. Jadonath, Bruce G. Goldner, Jay N. Gross

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Subclavian crush syndrome is a well-described cause of pacemaker lead failure resulting from an entrapment of a lead or leads between the clavicle and the first rib. A new thinner lead (ThinLine(TM)) was designed to minimize this complication. Out patient developed atrial and ventricular lead subclavian crush syndrome with both conventional and thin leads.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)975-976
Number of pages2
JournalPACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
Issue number6 I
Publication statusPublished - Jul 5 1999



  • Cephalic vein
  • Pacemaker lead failure
  • Subclavian crush syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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