Subcutaneous Lead System
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The Medtronic Subcutaneous Lead Model 6996SQ is implanted subcutaneously and can be used to offer low DFTs and high success in complex cases.
The Medtronic Subcutaneous Lead System Model 6996SQ is implanted subcutaneously with the use of the Medtronic Tunneling Tool Model 6996T. Improved SQ design and implant technique offer low DFTs, a fast and easy procedure, and high success in complex cases.
|Fixation||Sutures on anchoring sleeve|
|Lead lengths||41, 58 cm|
|Connector||DF-1 unipolar high voltage|
|Diameters||7.5 Fr body (2.5 mm)
2.3 mm coil (25 cm length)
3.4 mm tip
|Introducer||10.5 Fr x 33 cm length|
|Electrode surface areas||Electrical shadow area 18cm2
Defibrillation coil 500 mm2
|Model 6996T Tunneling Tool for the 6996SQ Lead|
|Device Length||421 mm overall
338 mm Tunneling
|Tunneling Diameter||3.1 mm|
Dornberger V, Khalighi K, Bail D, et al. Rapid and reliable positioning of a subcutaneous single-finger cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) lead with transcutaneous guidance (abstract). PACE. 1999;22:4(Part II). Abstract 94.
Kuhlkamp V, Dornberger V, Suchalla R, et al. Effect of a subcutaneous single element array electrode on the defibrillation threshold (abstract). PACE 1999;22:4(Part II). Abstract 680.
Gradaus R, Block M, Seidl K, et al. Defibrillation efficacy comparing a subcutaneous array electrode versus an "active can" implantable cardioverter-defibrillator and a subcutaneous array electrode in addition to an "active can" implantable cardioverter-defibrillator: Results from Active Can versus Array Trials I and II. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2001;12:921-927.
Smits K, Malik M, Lindemans F. A subcutaneous coil electrode added to an active can-RV defibrillator system makes the precise positioning of the RV electrode less important (abstract). PACE 1999;22:4(Part II). Abstract 98.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON INDICATIONS, SAFETY AND WARNINGS
For listing of Indications, Contraindications, Warnings, Precautions, and Potential Adverse Events, please refer to the Instructions For Use .