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Table 5 Characteristics of the venous occlusion group

From: Risk of venous occlusion after lead laser extraction preventing future lead implantation

Patient Operation Place of occlusion Evidence of occlusion Anticoagulation
1 Bilateral Lead laser extraction Bilateral subclavian veins, brachiocephalic vein and Superior vena cava Phlebography Aspirin 100 mg OD
2 Bilateral Lead laser extraction Bilateral subclavian veins Phlebography No postoperative anticoagulation for 10 days due to bleeding
3 Left-sided lead laser extraction Subtotal left axillary vein Duplex Sonography Aspirin 100 mg OD
4 Left-sided lead laser extraction Left subclavian vein Duplex Sonography None
5 Left-sided lead laser extraction Left subclavian vein Phlebography None
6 Left-sided lead laser extraction Left subclavian vein Phlebography None
7 Left-sided lead laser extraction Left subclavian and internal jugular veins Phlebography None
8 Left-sided lead laser extraction Left subclavian vein Phlebography Phenprocoumon
9 Left-sided lead laser extraction Left subclavian vein Duplex Sonography and CT-Scan angiography None
10 Left-sided lead laser extraction Left subclavian vein Phlebography None
11 Left-sided lead laser extraction Left subclavian vein Phlebography None
12 Left-sided lead laser extraction Left subclavian vein Guide wire could not be advanced through the vein None
13 Left-sided lead laser extraction Left subclavian vein Phlebography Aspirin 100 mg OD