Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators after myocardial infarction

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Abstract

Patients with a history of myocardial infarction and a reduced ejection fraction are at increased risk for life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias. Which of these patients are the most appropriate candidates for implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) therapy is unclear. Factors influencing the decision are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume359
Issue number21
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 20 2008

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Implantable Defibrillators
Myocardial Infarction
Cardiac Arrhythmias
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Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators after myocardial infarction. / Myerburg, Robert J.

In: New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 359, No. 21, 20.11.2008.

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