A lead is a special wire that delivers energy from a pacemaker or implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) to the heart muscle. A lead extraction is the removal of one or more leads from inside the heart. You can trust that you're in good hands with Carilion's Cardiovascular Institute team with your procedures.
When you need skilled, complex heart and vascular care, you deserve the award-winning expertise offered at Carilion Clinic’s Cardiovascular Institute (CVI).
As our region’s leader in heart and vascular health, CVI sets the standard for care. The award-winning team combines continuous research and the latest technological advances with patient-centered care to ensure your best possible outcome. Our patients experience better surgical outcomes, fewer complications and faster recovery times. Every member of our team is dedicated to world-class care, continuous innovation… and your heart.
Our team of physicians offer care at the Cardiovascular Institute in several locations throughout southwest Virginia. Our board-certified, fellowship-trained providers evaluate, collaborate and offer a customized approach to care, right here at home.