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Bridge to Surgery: A Discussion of the Bridge™ Occlusion Balloon for Lead Extraction

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  • Course

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Release Date: 5/11/2016

Expiration Date: 7/1/2017

  • Participation - no CE credit: 0


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In the rare event of an SVC tear during lead extraction, Bridge™ Occlusion Balloon is designed to quickly deploy to reduce blood loss and stabilize the patient for surgical repair. Includes review of animal studies, recent FIH data, clinical workflow recommendations and the surgical perspective.

As presented at HR2016 Rhythm Theater Session:


Jude Clancy, MD, FHRS, Yale University School of Medicine

Roger G, Carrillo, MD, MBA, FHRS, University of Miami Hospital

Charles J. Love, MD, FHRS, CCDS, NYU Langone Medical Center


Clinical Electrophysiology

Major Topic Area(s)

Leads & Electrodes

Learning Objectives

Discussion of the Bridge(TM) Occlusion Balloon for lead extraction, including procedural need, pre-clinical study data, workflow and first post-FDA clearance experience.