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Ventricular Arrhythmias in Patients With Implanted Cardioverter Defibrillators.
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PMID:  22902094     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) are highly effective in reducing mortality related to ventricular arrhythmias. However, there is considerable morbidity associated with their use, mostly related to ICD shocks. In addition, the occurrence of arrhythmias and ICD shocks in patients with heart failure is associated with an adverse prognosis. Strategies to reduce or prevent ventricular arrhythmias and shocks are a prime area of focus and development in patients with ICDs.
Roy M John; William G Stevenson
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Trends in cardiovascular medicine     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-2615     ISO Abbreviation:  Trends Cardiovasc. Med.     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
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Created Date:  2012-8-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9108337     Medline TA:  Trends Cardiovasc Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA.
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