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THE WRAP-IT STUDY: THE LARGEST RANDOMISED, CONTROLLED, GLOBAL CIED TRIAL1
INTERNATIONAL CONSENSUS DOCUMENT RECOMMENDS TYRX™ CARDIAC ENVELOPE TO REDUCE CIED INFECTION21
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Mittal S, Shaw RE, Michel K, et al. Cardiac implantable electronic device infections: incidence risk factors, and the effect of the AigisRx antibacterial envelope. Heart Rhythm. April 2014;11(4):595-601.
Kolek MJ, Patel NJ, Clair WK, et al. Efficacy of a Bio-Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope to Prevent Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infections in High-Risk Subjects. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. October 2015;26(10):1111-1116.
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See the device manual for detailed information regarding the instructions for use, indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, and potential adverse events. If using an MRI SureScanTM device, see the MRI SureScanTM technical manual before performing an MRI. For further information, contact your local Medtronic representative and/or consult the Medtronic website at medtronic.eu
The envelope is intended to hold the following CIED securely to create a stable environment when implanted in the body at the following locations: Implantable Pulse Generator (IPG), Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT-P and CRT-D); implant locations are pectoral, abdominal, or flank (lateral to the body midline and superior to the gluteal) regions.
The envelope contains the ancillary medicinal substance ansamycin, which has been shown to reduce infection in an in vivo model of bacterial challenge following surgical implantation of the device.
The envelope is contraindicated for use in patients with allergy or history of allergy to tetracyclines, ansamycin, or absorbable sutures; in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) because minocycline has been reported to aggravate this condition; in contaminated or infected wounds.