Important Parameters for Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Selection

Nath Zungsontiporn, Michael Loguidice, James Daniels

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Abstract

The efficacy of implantable cardioverter defibrillators in reducing the risk of sudden cardiac death has been well established by several clinical trials. Several factors relating to device characteristics, patient attributes, and comorbidities should be considered when selecting the appropriate implantable cardioverter defibrillators for each patient. This review examines some of these issues.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)145-152
Number of pages8
JournalCardiac Electrophysiology Clinics
Volume10
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2018

Keywords

  • DF-1
  • DF-4
  • Dual-chamber
  • ICD
  • Implantable cardioverter defibrillator
  • Single-chamber

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)

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