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Lead

Payment of a financial obligation earlier than is expected or required.

lead

A heavy metal shown to cause learning disabilities, behavioral problems, seizures, and even death in children.The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that 3 to 4 million children had elevated lead levels in their blood in 1978. The number has now been reduced to several hundred thousand, but elevated lead levels in blood is still the leading environmentally induced illness in children.

Federal law that went into effect in 1996 requires sellers and landlords of properties built before 1978 (when lead-based paint became illegal) to do the following before any contract or lease becomes final:

1. Provide a copy of the EPA booklet, “Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home.”
2. Disclose any known information concerning lead-based paint or lead-based paint hazards.
3. Provide any records and reports on lead-based paint and/or lead-based paint hazards.
4. Include an attachment to the contract or lease (or language inserted in the lease itself) that includes a lead warning statement and confirms that the seller or landlord has complied with all notification requirements.
5. Provide home buyers a 10-day period to conduct a paint inspection or risk assessment for lead-based paint or lead-based paint hazards.

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PLSVC with absent RSVC is a rare congenital anomaly that can complicate the implantation of the permanent pacemaker lead.
The pacemaker system must be removed in cases of endocarditis caused by infected pacemaker lead.
Continually positive blood cultures with the same strain as demonstrated by molecular typing and the presumable persistence of these organisms on the pacemaker lead tip may partly be explained by the poor effectiveness of vancomycin and flucloxacillin against these slow-growing organisms that were adhering to the remaining foreign body and the ability of these variants to persist intracellularly (7,8,13).
Regarding your pacemaker lead, it is very unlikely that damage to it would lead to VT.
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The pacemaker lead is inserted and removed, illustrating the Bal Conn's ability to provide constant force and connectivity.
To date, 200 medical centers in the United States have adopted the breakthrough technology that utilizes venous entry during pacemaker lead extraction procedures.