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About Laser Lead Extractions

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A Laser Lead Extraction ​is done in the Operating Room.

Patients are admitted to the Cardiac Short Stay Unit on 5th​ F​loor Munk Building​PDF icon image on the morning of the procedure.


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What We Do

A laser lead extraction involves the removal of pacemaker/defibrillator leads from a patient using laser technology.

Laser lead extractions are done under anesthesia and monitoring. Overnight admission is required.


Hours & Contact

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Phone: 416 340 3248 

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