Device Leads

Here is a photo, courtesy of Mike, of a typical device lead…..

leads

The length of the wire looks pretty scary. Mike reckons it’s a bout 21 inches.

Technology is so amazing…

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2 thoughts on “Device Leads

  1. Hi all
    The typical length of an icd lead is between 60-80cm depending on the size of the patient and their heart.
    It sounds long but there are allot of twists and bends to get around and there needs to be a good amount of slack due to the heart being such a mobile structure!

    Hope you all stay shock free

    Rob
    Head of cardiac devices
    The Royal Gwent Hospital

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