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Wire ThRoUgh Snare Twice (Wire TRUST) technique: a novel method to grasp a lead with inaccessible ends as a supportive femoral approach for transvenous lead extraction
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  • Yuhei Kasai,
  • Takuya Haraguchi,
  • Junji Morita,
  • Takuya Okada,
  • Takashi Tamura,
  • Yumetsugu Munakata,
  • Takayuki Kitai,
  • Masanaga Tsujimoto,
  • Jungo Kasai,
  • Tsutomu Fujita
Yuhei Kasai

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Takuya Haraguchi
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Junji Morita
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Takuya Okada
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Takashi Tamura
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Yumetsugu Munakata
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Takayuki Kitai
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Masanaga Tsujimoto
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Jungo Kasai
University of Washington Department of Computer Science and Engineering
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Tsutomu Fujita
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We introduce a fast and easy method of successfully grasping a lead without a free end called the “Wire ThRoUgh Snare Twice (Wire TRUST)” technique in a 49-year-old male patient who required transvenous lead extraction (TLE) and lead replacement due to lead malfunction. Our proposed technique is less difficult than using the Needle’s eye snare because the pigtail catheter is softer and has better operability. The Wire TRUST technique promptly allows a combined superior and femoral approach for TLE, even when the lead tip is difficult to free because of severe adhesion.
16 Apr 2023Submitted to Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
24 Apr 2023Submission Checks Completed
24 Apr 2023Assigned to Editor
24 Apr 2023Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
25 Apr 2023Reviewer(s) Assigned
31 May 2023Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
06 Jun 20231st Revision Received
12 Jun 2023Assigned to Editor
12 Jun 2023Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
12 Jun 2023Submission Checks Completed
12 Jun 2023Reviewer(s) Assigned
11 Jul 2023Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
19 Jul 20232nd Revision Received
19 Jul 2023Submission Checks Completed
19 Jul 2023Assigned to Editor
19 Jul 2023Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
19 Jul 2023Reviewer(s) Assigned
08 Aug 2023Editorial Decision: Accept